Thursday, June 26, 2014

Major John F. Hess.

Ohio 96th., Infantry, Regimental History.
Field and Staff.

Surgeon John F. Hess. Age 32 ; date of commission as Assistant Surgeon August 14, 1862 ; on detail with 13th I. U. S. A., from December, 1862, until April 1, 1863, when returned to Regiment ; promoted to Surgeon, and commission dated April 2, 1863, and mustered September 29, 1863. Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau Sabine Cross Roads, where captured and on duty with Union wounded in rebel hospitals ten weeks, at Mansfield, Louisiana; exchanged and returned to Regiment June 19, 1864; Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort and Fort Blake Mobile and Whistler. Mustered out with the Regiment July 7, 1865. Great Bend, Kansas.

Birth: February, 1830, Pennsylvania.
Death: between 1900-1910.
Burial: Great Bend Cemetery, Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas.

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