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Guide to 16 Civil War Prisoners of War
In the Extended Meinert-Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Family

 

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Lemon W. Bristol, husband of Rebecca Ferguson of Constantine, MI. Co. D, 19th Michigan Infantry. Captured at Franklin, TN.

Oliver Browning, husband of Mary Elizabeth Gaumer of Coshocton County, OH. Co. F, 51st Ohio Infantry. Captured at Stones River, TN.

William J. Burditt, husband of Jemima Minerd of Tontogany, OH. Co. B, 123rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry.Wounded and captured at Winchester, VA.

John W. Burgoyne, son of James and Mary (Miner) Burgoyne of Sego, OH & Wayne County, IN. 35th Illinois Infantry. Captured; held at Andersonville, Florence and Pemberton prisons.

Levi Gaumer, son of Samuel and Susanna (Korns) Gaumer of Somerset County, PA and Poweshiek County, IA. Co. G, 8th Iowa Infantry. Wounded and captured at Shiloh/Pittsburg Landing.

Sylvester S. Georgia, husband of Laveria Minerd of Pittsburg, KS. 28th Iowa Infantry, Co. E. Captured at Sabine Cross Roads, MS.

David L. Hall, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Hall and stepson of Elizabeth (Rowan) Hall of Wharton Furnace, PA. 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Captured; died in prison.

Cyrus Lindley, husband of Elizabeth Minor of near Waynesburg, PA. Co. D, 140th Pennsylvania Infantry.Captured at Peola Mills, MS.

Albert Miner, son of Joseph & Elizabeth (Forney) Miner of Champion, OH. Co. C, 19th OH Volunteer Infantry. Captured at Chickamauga; died in prison at Danville, VA.

Alpheus Minerd, a.k.a. "Alfred Minard," son of Samuel & Susanna (Hueston) Minerd of Tontogany, OH. Co. D, 34th Ohio Infantry. Captured at Beverly, WV.

Jeremiah Minard, son of Burket and Susan (Hartzell) Minerd of Kingwood, WV. 33rd Infantry Regiment Virginia, Co. F (Confederate). Deserted and captured. Held at Johnson Island, OH.

 

Samuel Miner, son of Joseph & Elizabeth (Forney) Miner of Champion, OH. Co. C, 19th Ohio Infantry. Captured at Big Shanty/ Kennesaw Mountain, GA.

Thomas M. Miner, son of Frederick & Jane (Richardson) Miner Sr. of Sego, OH. Co. H, 90th Ohio Infantry. Captured at Stones River/ Murfreesboro, TN.

William H. Shepard, husband of Sarah Minerd of Tontogany, OH. Co. D, 34th Ohio Infantry. Captured at Beverly, WV.

Andrew Van Horn, son of Samuel & Sophia (Minard) Van Horn of Grand Rapids, OH. Co. C, 74th Indiana Infantry. Captured.

Isaac Van Horn, son of Samuel & Sophia (Minard) Van Horn of Grand Rapids, OH. Co. I, 144th Ohio Infantry. Captured at Berryville, VA.

 

Union prisoners of war at the notorious Andersonville Prison in Georgia

 

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