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Federal (USV)


Hiram Mushrush

(1942 - 1919)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was 18 years old and lived with his parents and 5 siblings near Knoxville in Jefferson County, OH. He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 30th Ohio Infantry on 17 August 1861 and mustered into Federal service with them at Champ Chase, Columbus, OH on 28 August.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the shoulder in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 17 September and was sent to Baltimore on 10 November, He was discharged for wounds at Frederick (?) on 14 May 1863. He began receiving an invalid veteran's pension that month.

After the War

By 1880 he was a brick maker/moulder in Knoxville, OH. By 1900 and to at least 1910 he was a bricklayer living in the village of Toronto in Jefferson County.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860, 1880, 1900, and 1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Ellen McCutcheon (1849-1928) in about 1865 and they had 9 children.


12/1842 in OH


11/10/1919; Toronto, OH; burial in Toronto Union Cemetery, Toronto, OH


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. 3, pg. 416  [AotW citation 22225]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #132  [AotW citation 22226]