Sandusky County, Ohio Civil War Soldiers
The Hayes Presidential Center website design no longer allows for the addition of names or images of Sandusky County, Ohio Civil War soldiers to the online database that was created from the 1992 published work. Soldiers' names and data (those who either resided in or enlisted from Sandusky County for Civil War service) submitted since then will be added to the Hayes Presidential Center's Civil War Research web page. Please contact Nan Card at firstname.lastname@example.org .
72nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry
(Images and data submitted by James G. Weaver)
Michael Weaver, a 25-year-old farmer of Washington Twp, Sandusky County, Ohio enlisted at Fremont, Ohio as a private to serve for three years in Company H of the 72nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry February 22, 1864. Born in Germany, Weaver had brown hair and black eyes and stood 5 ft. 9 in. tall. Private Weaver was captured at the Battle of Guntown, June 11, 1864, and held as a prisoner of war at Andersonville Prison. Weaver was admitted to the hospital at Andersonville, August 27, 1864. He died there of gangrene October 4, 1864. Grave Number 10309.