THE FIRST VOLUNTEER COMPANY
The first volunteer company ever raised in Newport Township, was in May 1861 under Captain Christopher Greene. In September of 1862, Dr. McElHinney was elected captain of the Newport home guard, a company of one hundred volunteers organized for home protection.
In August of 1863, he was captain of company H of the forty-sixth battalion of Ohio volunteer militia a company raided in Newport for State service. This Company was called May 2, 1864 into the United States service, and took its place as company G of the one hundred and forty-eight regiment Ohio infantry volunteers. The regiment was discharged on the fourteenth of September of the same year. History of Washington County, H.Z. Williams
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A. Leonard, J. B. Greene, G. O’Neal, C. Greene, R. S. Rowland, L. Moore, J. Gano, N. Middleswart, P. G. Hays, Jno. Gitchell, F. Gilman, R. Rea, R. R. Thornily, J. Hadley, F. F. Dana, F. Koener, A. B. Little, C. H. Gunter, D. Felter
S. Reynolds, W. Murphy, S. Noland, Jno. Wheeler,
D. D. Davis, R. Coen, C. Reynolds, T. M. Reynolds, W. Bush, S. Harden, W. McElfresh, W. Wilson, J. Gitchell, L. Wheeler, K. B. Davis, S. Echols, G. W. Smith,, B. E. Edgell, A. Statts, J. Wheeler, Ira Newlen, J. M. Cook, I. Felter, W. H. Bingham, P. Mason, J.Noland, C.Brinker, L.Travis, L.Priest, R.McKitrick, C.Pool, M.Martin, F.McIntire, S.Ward, J.Mowery, W.Seevers, H.King, Jas.Bush, H.Hiland
M. Cook, H. E. Davis, Gus Gill, T. D. Little, M. Mathers, G. Nine, L. Saxon, J. H. Stewart, S. Smith, A. Adkins, S. Cutshaw, G. W. Tidd, M. Datson, E. Larkins, J.Matheny, J.Mathers, W.Turner, P.Noland, W.Reese, J.H.Smith, H.Smith, J.Stewart, B.Turner, S.Whiston, W.W.Wood, N.Pryor, S.S.Wood S.K.Rea
M.Adkins, A.Abrams, R.S.Bobb, W.H. Ballentine, S.Baldwin, J.T.Ballentine, A.Bell, W.H.Bell, W.E.Ballentine, Silas Baldwin, J. Barker, C.D.Battelle, C.Burge, W.Blakley, A.S.Blakley, Jno.Bush, S.Bosworth, G.R.Britton, J.Bush, O.Carpenter, J.Carpenter, L.Elson, H. Bowie, G. Amlin, J.C.Conner, C.Chapel, T.J.Conner, J.R.Cree, W.Crandall, J.Crocker, E.R.Dale, M.Cunningham, S.Cutshaw, C.L.Dana, H.F. Davis, J.W.Davis, Jas. W. Davis, S. Davis, J. Dick, B.Edwards, C.Dowens, D.Edwards, J.Farely, W.Lang, E.Matthews, D.Matthews, E.Matthews, T.McDaniels, J.McPeak, C.McCallister, T.McVey, T.A.McCoy, G.W.Middleswart, G.Miller, A.Moore, A.A.Middleswart, H.Newlen, D.Newlen, P.Farley, A.J.Frances, A.Friedel, R.S.Garrison, J.Gates, G.Goddard, L.Greg, F.Greenwood, G.W.Haight, M.Guilinger, C.C.Haight, Eli Hall, T.Guilinger, Oscar Hall, A.Haynes, J.Guilinger, T.N.Higgins, A.Hill, C.Hill, W.W.Hill, C.Hutchinson, H.Hill, D.Hughes, E.A.Johnson, J.Jobe, C.Jobes, A.Johnson, M.Newlen,Ira Newland, S.Noland, L.Nine, A.Noland, J.Noland, J.Nine, J.Osborn, H.O’Bleness, A.G.O’Bleness, R.H.Rowland, E.J.O’Shorn, I.Ritchie, W.Ross, M.Scott, P.G.Rea, W.H.Rea,, M.Paxon, A.Pickens, H.Pickens, G.Pickens, H.Pegg, H.Petty, R.Seevers, W.J. Seevers, S.Smith, Jas.W.Seevers, J.Smith, I.C.Tuttle, Jno, Stewart, S.Thonpson, J.Seacord, D.D.Seevers, G.Smith, Jno.Stewart, Jas. Shephard, G.W.Thomas, G.W.Tidd, J.Unger, J.VanWey, S.A.West,, M.Ward, Jas.Wetzel, J.Williamson, S.Williams, J.E.Wood, L.Wright, J.Woodward, B.F.Zanilley, J.Zanilley.
S.Baldwin, I.Garner, G.Dotson, C.Ritchie, W.Ritchie, L.Blakely, B.Manley, J.Paxon, M.Vanwey
Eldin Adkins, O.Rowland, O.Eddy, H.Greenwood, H.Little, F.Hanna, W.J.Bond, J.Bayless, C.Edgar,, E.Hays, F.L.Lauck, Paul Dana
M.Dana, Carl Greene, S.Martin