Birth: Nov. 7, 1830, Ashton-Under-Lyne, England.
Death: Mar. 2, 1923, Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County, Kansas.
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Arnold Waters enlisted on September 4, 1861 in his home town of Salem, Columbiana, Ohio and served in Company I of the First Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army under Capt. Alexander T. Snodgrass and later under Colonel Benjamin F. Smith. He reported for duty October 31, 1861 at Camp Corwin, a Civil War training camp located on a hill two and one-half miles east of downtown Dayton. The First Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry served in a number of important battles during the Civil War. The Regiment saw its initial battle at Pittsburg Landing and closed its career near Atlanta.
Arnold Waters took part in the Battles of Shilloh, Stone River, Lookout Mountain, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, and the Seige of Vicksburg. He was honorably discharged and mustered out by reason of expiration of term of service on September 14, 1864.
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