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Re: Information on Arthur Sumner Doan
Posted by: Dolores Davidson (ID *****8163) Date: April 14, 2005 at 09:46:46
In Reply to: Re: Information on Arthur Sumner Doan by Kyle Doan of 1238

I think the WIRES History HERE is a better claim to fame than the DOAN
I am a particular fan of some Civil War Soldiers and those who escaped ALIVE from Andersonville gets my vote ANYTIME
did you know this?
if not, Happy Birthday
Bertha was the dau of WARREN Wires in Washington, WOOD Co Ohio who was a prisoner of ANDERSONVILLE one of the FEW who survived and is NOT buried there;
this does not seem to be known in OHIO data, I would fix that;
Warren Wires
Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Decatur, Washington, Ohio
Year enlisted: 1861
Year discharged: 1865
Rank: Sergeant
Company: View Image
Regiment or vessel: View Image
Length of service: View Image
Image source: Year: 1890; Census Place: Decatur, Washington, Ohio; Roll: 73; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 241

WARREN WIRES
Rank: PRIVATE
Company: D
Regiment: 75
State: OH
Arm of Service: INFANTRY
Death Date: -
Cause of Death: -
Remarks: -
Reference: p 230 [421]
Location of Capture: GAINESVILLE, FL
Date of Capture: 18640817
Page: 0
Notes: - - - -
More Information: NO
Code: 46641

Warren Wires ,
Enlistment Date: 16 December 1861
Distinguished Service:
Side Served: Union
State Served: Ohio
Unit Numbers: 1914 1914
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 16 December 1861 at the age of 20
Enlisted in Company D, 75th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 16 December 1861.
POW on 02 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA
Wounded on 02 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA
Returned on 15 February 1864 (Estimated day of return)
POW on 17 August 1864 at Gainesville, FL
Mustered out Company D, 75th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 21 January 1865 in Columbus, OH
reenlisted;
Warren Wires ,
Enlistment Date: 13 February 1865
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Ohio
Unit Numbers: 1824 1824
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on 13 February 1865 at the age of 24
Enlisted in Company I, 186th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 28 February 1865.
Promoted to Full Sergeant on 12 August 1865
Mustered out Company I, 186th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 18 September 1865 in Nashville, TN
wife ELIZABETH (Betsey Elizabeth ) Bertha's Mom, pensioned for his service at his death;Death: 15 JUL 1920 in Trimble, Athens, Ohio

she falls thru the marriage and death cracks, and census;
I would think the town clerk would have some data,


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