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Federal (USV)


Samuel F. Ward

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 21 on 13 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Reported as a deserter 21 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1. Details from the State Roster. Some family genealogists have him as Samuel Henry Ward (1850-1878). It seems unlikely that he'd enlisted at age 11. His brother David Oscar Ward was also wounded at Antietam.


c. 1840


1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 209 - 211  [AotW citation 14818]