REAMER, ALPHONSE (ALBERT)

Local History Collections

Collection ID: 285
Location: LH-MSS OVSZE

(Description ID: 595699)

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Alphonse Reamer

LH-Misc. Mss

Oversize

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Introduction

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Inventory

 

Introduction

The Civil War memorial lithograph was donated by William Nau in 2011.

 

Biographical Sketch

Alphonse Reamer, also known as Albert Reamer, was born in Huron County, Ohio near Norwalk, on15 March 1845. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Reamer enlisted at the age of 16 in the 107th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company H. Reamer was captured at the battle of Gettysburg and held prisoner for three months. Following the close of the Civil War, he took up farming. In 1873, he married Miss Christina Rubeck at New Washington, Ohio. They were the parents of three sons: Charles and William of Cleveland, Ohio, and E. B. Reamer of Fremont, Ohio. Reamer was granted a pension 21 May 1880 for his service during the Civil War. Reamer died 6 November 1906 and is buried in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio

 

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a single document, a lithograph memorial for Company H, 107th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Presumed to have been owned by Reamer, the printed company roster gives the names of the officers as well as the rank and file. Remarks follow the names of those promoted, killed, wounded, and captured of Company H.

 

Inventory

Ac. 5793

One item

Civil War lithograph memorial for Company H, 107th Ohio Volunteer Infantry once owned by Alphonse (Albert) Reamer, 18” X 22”