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Federal (USV)


James E. Gregg

(c. 1835 - 1909)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled in Company E, 8th Ohio Infantry as Captain at age 26 on 17 June 1861.

The rest of the War

He was Division Inspector 1863-64, and mustered out with his Company on 13 July 1864.

After the War

He moved to Wyandotte, KS and was paymaster of the Kansas Pacific (later Union Pacific) Railroad. He then worked on construction of the Arkansas Central and was a mining contractor.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which also has details from his obituary in the Sandusky Daily Register of 7 August 1909. His presence at Antietam in a letter from Colonel Sawyer to Earl Bill, Jr, father of Lt. Harper Bill, Co. K, KIA at the battle. The letter was posted by the Sandusky Library Archive on Sandusky History.


c. 1835; Milan, OH


08/02/1909; Kansas City, MO; burial in Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, MO


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 247  [AotW citation 14808]