The following was taken from D.W. Thompson’s handwritten cemetery journal, Salem Twp, Jefferson County, Ohio Veterans. The following text is “exactly” as it appears in his ledger. The orginal ledger was given to Flora L. VerStraten with permission to photocopy and extract the data for genealogical use by the chapter.

Key to Cemeteries:

1. A Annapolis Cemetery
2. U.P.R. Richmond United Presby.
3. M.E.R. Richmond Old Methodist
4. U.C.R. Richmond Union
5. E.S. East Springfield Cemetery
6. F.Q. Friends Union Cemetery
7. F Fairfield Cemetery
8. L Leas Cemetery
9. Mt. H Mt Hope Cemetery

Civil War

The Civil War was declared April 12, 1861 and ended April 9, 1865.
Civil War Veterans Graves in Salem Township are as follows:

1. Joseph Harry H. Hales served in Co. G. 1st Reg. WV V. I. as a private and died July 11, 1861 at age 21. He is buried in row 5.(M.E.R.)
2. George W. Wallace died in Nashville Tenn. and served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Mar. 10, 1862 at age 29. He is buried in row 1. (F)
3. Henry W. Miser died in Nashville Tenn. And served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a 1st Sergeant and died Mar 12, 1862 at age 20 and is buried in row 15. (L)
4. Lindley Ong died in Ashland Ky., and served in Co. I 40th Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died July 8, 1862 at age 20 and is buried in row 15. (F.Q.)
5. John M Andrews died in Nashville Tenn. And served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Dec 10, 1862 at age 18 and is buried in row 6, stone 18. (U.P.R.)
6. James L. Martin died in Columbus Ky., and served in Co. M 38th Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Jan. 4, 1863 at age 23 and is buried in row 11, stone 21. (U.P.R.)
7. Elijah Matlack died in Stone River and served in Co. G. 2nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Feb 1, 1863 at age 22 and is buried in row 6. (L)
8. James Peggs died in Nashville Tenn. And served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Feb 27, 1863 at age 43. (M.E.R.)
9. Athurs W. Robb died in Nashville Tenn. Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died May 4, 1863 at age 21 and is buried in row 7, stone 10. ((U.P.R.)
10. John C Hales died in Tenn. And served in Co. G. 2nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died May 18, 1863 at age 41 and is buried in row 3. (M.E.R.)
11. Thomas G. Grable died in Nashville Tenn. Serving in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died May 18, 1863 at age 23 and is buried in row 8. (A)
12. Leonidas (?) Douglas died at home and served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Jun 14, 1863 at age 20 and is buried in sec. A, lot 143. ((U.C.R.)
13. Nathaniel Norman died at home and served in Co. D 98th Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died July 9, 1863 at age 21 and is buried in sec. A lot 190. (U.C.R.)
14. John M Ford was killed in action and served in Co. F. 34th Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died July 28, 1863 at age 21 and is buried in row 2. (Mt. H)
15. Henry Jackman died in Cincinnati, Ohio serving in Co. K. 71st Reg. O.V.I. and died Sept. 26, 1863 at age 27 and is buried in sec. B, Lot 9. (U.C.R.)
16. Foster A. Lewers was killed in action in Mission Ridge Town and served in Co. K. 69th Reg. O.V.I. as a private, died Nov. 25, 1863 at age 48 and is buried in sec. A, row 7. (E.S.)
17. George Baim died in Richmond VA., and served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Feb 15, 1864 a age 37 and is buried in sec. A, Lot 122. (U.C.R.)
18. Francis A. Grimes died in Columbus, Ohio and served in Co. G. 43rd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Mar. 17,1 864 at age 19 and is buried in row 15. (A)
19. William C. Donaldson died in Columbus, Ohio and served in Co. G 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died April 7, 1864 at age 20 and is buried in two 11, stone 25. (U.P.R.)
20. Isaac Wycoff was killed in action in Kenesaw Mt., GA. And served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. and died June 27, 1864 at age 22 and is buried in sec D, Lot 23. (U.C.R.)
21. David F. Miser was killed in action in GA., and served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a 2nd Lieutenant and died Aug 2, 1864 at age 32 and is buried in row 4. (L)
22. George S. Parson died in Andersonville Prison and died Sept 10, 1864 at age 37 and is buried in row 6. (F.Q.)
23. James Walters served in Co. D. 126th Reg. O.V.I. and died in 1864 at age 25 and is buried in sec. A, row 15. (E.S.)
24. William J. Waggoner was killed in action and served in Co. A. 5th O.V. Cav. And died July 22, 1865 at age 19 and is buried in sec. A, Lot 96.(U.C.R.)
25. Thomas C. McKee served in Co. A 27th Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Aug 25, 1865 at age 44 and is buried in row 7. (A)
26. William K. Shultz was killed in action N.C. and served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died April 24, 1865 at age 23 and is buried in row 12. (A)
27. Harvey H. Watters Co. B served under Captain W. B. Glasco and died May 29, 1867 at age 27 and is buried in row 18. (A)
28. John R. Berry as a private and served in Co. K. 71st Reg. O.V.I. and died Oct. 25, 1868 at age 28 and is buried in row 5, stone 1. (U.P.R.)
29. John R. Berry as a private and served in Co. K. 71st Reg. O.V.I. and died Oct. 25, 1868 at age 28 and is buried in row 5, stone 1. (U.P.R.)
30. James Dury U.S. Ship Chillicothe Seaman died April 29, 1870 at age 24 and is buried in row 12. (L)
31. Cyrus H. Jenkins served in Co. D. 1st O.H. Art. Army and died April 6, 1871 at age 31 and is buried in row 11. (A)
32. William Cole as a private and served in Co. F Merrille Horse and died July 28, 1871 at age 35 and is buried in row 6. (M.E.R.)
33. George M Berry served in Co. M. 154th Reg. O.V.I. and died Nov 12, 1872 at age 27 and is buried in row 5, stone 1. (U.P.R.)
34. William McViney died June 1, 1873 at age 36 and is buried in row 13. (A)
35. Joseph Hammond served in Co. A 93rd Reg. O.V.I. (Musician) and died May 13, 1874 at age 56 and is buried in row 12. (F.Q.)
36. Alexander Johnston served in Co. B. 143rd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Aug 16, 1874 at age 48 and was buried in sec. A, row 11. (E.S.)
37. William C. Barcus was a sergeant in Co. H. 157th Reg. O.V.I. and died Sept. 29, 1875 at age 32 and is buried in row 11, stone 26. (U.P.R.)
38. Abraham Palmer served in Co. F. 12th Reg. U.S. Cav. And died Dec 5, 1876 at age 40 and is buried in row 1. (M.E.R.)
39. John Ford was a seaman in U.S. Navy Co. U.S.S. Reindeer and died Aug 9, 1880 at age 66. (M.E.R.)
40. John Gault served in Co. G. 23rd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Oct 15, 1880 at age 59 and is buried in row 5. (A)
41. William T. Davis served in Co. D. 20th Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died in 1884 at age 51 and is buried in row 5. (A)
42. Albert Kanaby died in 1887 at age 50 and is buried in sec. A, row 12. (E.S.)
43. William E. Ford served in Co. B 177th Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Nov 23, 1887 at age 79 and is buried in sec. A, Lot 76. (U.C.R.)
44. Ephraim Elliott served as a private in Co. K. 2nd Reg. O.V.I. and died Jan 31, 1888 at age 49 and is buried in row 12, stone 21. (U.P.R.)
45. George E. Megrail served in Co. G. 157th Reg. O.N.C. I as a Sergeant and died July 18, 1888 at age 55 and is buried in row 11. (F.Q.)
46. John Berry served in Co. G. 52nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Feb 16, 1889 at age 69 and is buried in sec. A, Lot 185. (U.C.R.)
47. James O’Connell served in Co. C 43rd Reg. O.V.I. as a Lieutenant and died Mar. 6, 1889 at age 39 and is buried in sec. A, row 2. (E.S.)
48. John Polen served in Co. G. 52nd as a private and died April 16, 1879 at age 65 and is buried in sec. A, row 4. (E.S.)
49. John Hauge served in Co. K. 71st Reg. O.V.I. and died May 17, 1889, at age 49 and is buried in sec. A, Lot 182. (U.C.R.)
50. William Coffman was a seaman U.S. Navy Memphis Hospital and died July 22, 1889 at age 71 and is buried in row 16. (F.Q.)
51. Alexander Harman was on the Navy Steamer Silver Lake No. 2. And died April 2, 1890 at age 56 and is buried in sec. A, Lot 40. (U.C.R.)
52. James E. Kirkpatrick served in Co. G. 82nd Reg. O.V.I. as a private and died Jan 4, 1891 at age 72 and sec. A, row 15. (E.S.)
53. Thomas Arthur served in Co. G. 30th as a private. Died May 2, 1892, age 78, row 14.(A)
54. Monroe J Todd was with Co. A 5th Reg. O.V. Cav. He died Sept 2, 1882 age 35 and is buried in row 7. (M.E.R.)
55. James Blue was in Co. A. 3rd Reg. WVA Cav., died July 29, 1893 at age 61 buried in row 4, stone 16. (U.P.R.)
56. George McCausland served in the State Militia, Army and died Aug 31, 1893 at age 50 and is buried in row 3, stone 13. (U.P.R.)
57. Isaac Butcher served in Co E 157th, Reg O.V.I. as a private and died Oct 31, 1893 at age 73 buried in sec. D, lot 12 (U.C.R.)
58. James Borland J.B. Co B 21st Reg OVI as a private, died May 4, 1894 age 51, buried row 2 stone 4 (U.P.R.)
59. Milton G Grimes served in Co G 43rd Reg OVI as a private and died 25 July 1894 at age 51, buried row 17.(A)
60. William Ferrell served Co D 23rd Reg. OVI as a private and died 1894 at age 77, buried in row 2. (A)
61. Hirem Hales served in Co D 67th Reg OVI as a private, died 1895 age 52, buried row 7. (F.Q.)
62. Alexander S Welday served in Co E, 157th Reg. OVI as a private and died Jan 15, 1896, age 75, buried sec A, lot 39 (U.C.R.)
63. Samuel Copeland served in Co G 52nd Reg. OVI, as a corporal and died June 4, 1896 at age 70, buried row 10. (L)
64. Ebenezer Myers served in Co E, 157th Reg OVI as a private, died Aug 11, 1896 age 68, buried in row 5. (L)
65. Thomas Miser served in Co? 29th Reg. OVI Field & Staff Army surgeon died 1896 age 69, buried in row 3. (L)
66. William Stafford served in the U.S. Navy as a Ordinary Seaman, died Jan 25, 1897 at age 78, buried row 12. (A)
67. Thomas J Scott served in Co A 5th Reg. OV Cav., died May 6, 1897 age 53, buried in sec A, lot 2, Co 125. (U.C.R.)
68. Isaac H Morrison served in Co I 2nd Reg OVI as a sergeant, died Mar 28, 1898 age 59,buried in sec C, row 8. (E.S.)
69. Clark D Beebout served in Co G 43rd Reg. OVI as a private and died July 6, 1898 age 78, buried row 8. (L)
70. William Campbell served in Co A 143rd Reg. OVI as a private, died 1898 age 71, buried in sec A, row 6. (E.S.)
71. John R Donaldson served in Co I 40th Reg OVI as a sergeant, died Dec 16, 1898 age 57, buried in row 10, stone 32. (U.P.R.)
72. Peter D O’Connell served in Co I, 1st Mo. Engineers, died?, age? Buried sec A, row 2(E.S.)
73. Jacob Thompson served in Co G 30th Reg OVI, died? age?, buried row 3. (F.Q.)
74. James Linn served Co L 1st Reg. WVA Cav., (born 1840, died after 1887) age? buried in row 13, stone 14. (U.P.R.)
75. John Allison served in Co D 58th Reg. Pa V.I. as a private. (born Feb 28, 1820, died after 1887) age?, buried row 13, stone 17. (U.P.R.)
76. Ezra Lawrence served in Co G 52nd Reg. OVI, died Jan 15, 1902 age 65, buried in row 12, stone 13. (U.P.R.)
77. William Glue served in Co L 1st Reg. WVA Cav. died?, age? (He spent 250 days in rebel prison). (F)
78. John P Flenniken served in Co. A 157th, Reg. O.V.I. as a private, died Aug 31, 1899 at age 74, buried in row 4, sec C.(E.S.)
79. John G Hammond served in Co G, 157th Reg. OVI. As a private, died Oct 12, 1899 at age 55, buried row 12. (F.Q.)
80. Samuel Allensworth served in Co E 157th Reg. OVI, died Dec 21, 1899 at age 60, buried in sec C, row 4. (E.S.)
81. Perry C Thompson served in Co B 157th Reg OVI as a private, died Feb 16, 1900 at age 77, buried in row 5. (L)
82. John U Long served in Co 7th Independent as a private. Died Aug 16, 1900 at age 77, buried in row 5. (U.C.R.)
83. Andrew Inhoff served in Co H 5th, Reg. O.V.Cav. as a corporal, died Aug 11, 1902 at age 78, buried row 4, stone 28. (U.P.R.)
84. Benjamin F Wright served in Co H 169th Reg. OVI as a private, died Feb 28, 1903 at age 57, buried in row 4, stone 23. (U.P.R.)
85. Rezin B Johnston served in Co H 157th Reg OVI. as a musician, died Mar 13, 1903 age 70, buried in sec A, lot 126. (U.C.R.)
86. James C McKee served in Co B 51st Reg. OVI as a private, died Mar 8, 1904 age 66, buried row 21. (A)
87. Alexander Copeland served in Co H 65th Reg. OVI as a 1st Sergeant, died Oct 5, 1904 age 65, buried row 12. (L)
88. George W Gault served in Co B 157th Reg. OVI as a sergeant, died Oct 10, 1904 age 78, buried row 1. (A)
89. Bazil R Dye served Co A 116th Reg. OVI as a wagoner, died May 27, 1904, age 77, buried sec C, row 4. (E.S.)
90. James A Coloman served in Co B 157th Reg OVI as a 2nd Lieutenant, died Nov 26, 1905 at age 83, buried row 7. (L)
91. James A Carter served in Co A 32nd Reg. OVI as a private, died May 19, 1906, age 65, buried sec C, row 10. (E.S.)
92. Isaac Blake died April 11, 1907 age 69, buried sec A, lot 171. (U.C.R.)
93. William Gordon served in Co C 94th Reg. OVI as a Corporal, died May 10, 1907 age 76, buried sec A, lot 103. (U.C.R.)
94. John Groves served in Co H 155th Reg OVI, army, died 1907 age 80, buried row 6. (L)
95. Phillip A Shultz served in Co D 157th Reg OVI as a private, died Feb 15, 1908 age 82, buried row 6. (A)
96. Dr. Samuel Rothacker served Co. G 52nd, Reg OVI listed as Captain, died 18 Jun 1908, age 83, Sec A, Lot 66 (UCR)
97. Gustav Rohrick, Co A 13th, Reg ILL.V. Cav., died 18 Sep 1909 age 74, Sec A, Lot 146 (UCR)
98. Charles B. O’Connell, died 17 Dec 1909, age 70, Sec D, row 1 (E.S.)
99. Salathiel Cattrell, Co E. 52nd Reg OVI, Private, died 1 Aug 1909, age 74 Sec A, row 7. (E.S.)
100. William Beebout, Co H 157th Reg OVI, Private, died 18 Feb 1910, age 70 Sec A, lot 67 (U.C.R.)
101. Samuel Myers, Co B 157th Reg OVI, private, died 12 Mar 1910, age 86, row 5. (L)
102. George S. Parks, Co G. 1st Reg OVI, Engineer, died 23 Mar 1910, age 78, Sec C, row 6. (E.S.)
103. John Douds, Co D 98th Reg OVI, private, died 25 Jul 1911, age 58, row 4. (F.Q.)
104. William J. Waggoner, Co H 24th, Reg OVI, Private, died 6 Aug 1911, age 79, Sec A, lot 130. (U.C.R.)
105. Samuel H. Wyant, Co G. 52nd, Reg OVI, Corporal, died 24 Aug 1911, age 69, Sec A, lot 170. (U.C.R.)
106. John S. Parson, Co K 71st Reg OVI, private, died 4 Nov 1911, age 72, row 7. (F.Q.)
107. George R. Morrison, died 8 Nov 1911, age 65, Sec C, row 8. (E.S.)
108. Andrew J. Shephard, Co I 40th Reg OVI, Private 2 Co., died 18 Jan 1912, age 74, Sec A, lot 12. (U.C.R.)
109. Luther L Jenkins. Co I 51st Reg OVI, Private Co 2, died 9 Mar 1912, age 68, Sec D, lot 18. (U.C.R.)
110. Samuel R. Miser, U.S. Signal Corp. Army, died 24 Oct 1912, age 78, row 2. (L)
111. Henry Johnston, Co C 1st Reg. OVI, artillery, private, died 24 Dec 1912, age 91, Sec C, row 8. (E.S.)
112. Samuel P. Arnold, Co G 52nd Reg OVI, musician, died 13 Feb 1913, age 77. Sec C, lot 12. (U.C.R.)
113. Alexander C. Davis, Chief Bugler, Co B. 1st Reg OVI, Cav. Died 3 May 1913, age 79, Sec D, lot 16. (U.C.R.)
114. Cicero L Davidson, Co B 157th Reg. OVI, private, died 4 May 1913, age 71, Sec C, row 11. (E.S.)
115. William P Barnes, Co G. 52nd Reg OVI, private, died 23 May 1913, age 73, Sec C, row 14. (E.S.)
116. Jacob L Miser, Co B 157th Reg OVI, Private, died 27 Jul 1913, age 80, row 3. (L)
117. Jacob Heisler, Co C 11th Reg OV Militia, private, died 23 Sep 1913, age 84, row 2. (A)
118. John C Beresford, Co K 2nd Reg OVI, private, died 10 Apr 1914, age 76, Sec C, lot 28. (U.C.R)
119. Richard Reynolds, Co B 157th, Reg OVI, private, died 23 May 1914, age 70 Sec C, row 13. (E.S.)
120. John W. Burns, Co C 69th Reg OVI, private, died 1914 age 73, Sec D, lot 4. (U.C.R.)
121. Charles Roberts, Co G 52nd Reg OVI, private, died Mar 1915, age 72, Sec A, lot 48. (U.C.R.)
122. William Hout, Co H. 80th Reg OVI, Corporal, died 5 Feb 1917, age 77, Sec A, lot 35. (U.C.R.)
123. George Berry, Co G 52nd, Reg OVI, private, died 5 Apr 1917, age 85 Sec C, lot 7. (U.C.R.)
124. James M Scott, wounded May 14, 1864, Co G 43rd, Reg OVI, at Resaca, GA., died 16 Jan 1919 age 83, Sec A, row 5. (E.S.)
125. James Simpson, Co G 2nd, Reg OVI, private, died 30 Aug 1919, age 75, Row 10, Stone 31. (U.P.R.)
126. John C Hammond, Co G 157th, Reg OVI, private, died 19 Nov 1919, age 74, Sec C, lot 17. (U.C.R.)
127. George Moore, Co G. 157th Reg OVI, private, died 9 Jan 1920, age 83, Row 3. (A)
128. John Kerr, Co B 157th Reg OVI, private, died 7 Jul 1920, age 92. Sec C, row 1. (E.S.)
129. Phillip C. Rogers, Co C. 43rd Reg OVI, Sergeant, died 30 Aug 1920, age 77. Sec A, row 9. (E.S.)
130. Jerone P. Miller, Co E 25th Reg OVI, Corporal, died 9 Feb 1921, age 85. Sec A, lot 88. (U.C.R.)
131. John Gans, Co F 136th, Reg OVI, Corporal, died 28 Jul 1921, age 80. Sec A, lot 192. (U.C.R.)
132. William C. Shields, Co I 157th, Reg OVI, private, died 1922, age 79. Row 3. (A)
133. Samuel Hoobler, Co H 51st, Reg OVI, private, died 1922, age 93, Row 12. (L)
134. James M. Anderson, Co I 157th Reg OVI, private, died 3 Sep 1923, age 82, Sec C, row 15. (E.S.)
135. Luther R. Price, died 1923, age 79, Row 22. (A
136. William M Elliott, Co B 11th Reg OVI. Private. Died Dec 4, 1924, age 77. Sec C, Row 3. (E.S.)
137. Emanuel Gillie, Co B 84th, Reg OVI. Died Feb 22, 1929 age 89. Private. Sec A. Lot 121. (U.C.R.)
138. William H, Stephenson, Co G 52nd, Reg OVI, Private, died Oct 18, 1929, age 88. Row 6, Stone 6. (U.P.R.)
139. Isaac A. Starr, Co G 157th Reg OVI, Private, Died 1929, age 87. Row 6.(F.Q.)
140. Lewis Whitmore, Co 9th Ohio Light Artillery, Private, died Aug 4, 1930 age 90. Sec C, Lot 30. (U.C.R.)
141. Jessie C. Lewis, Co B, 193rd Reg OVI., private, died Dec 24, 1930 age 80. Sec A, row 10. (E.S.)
142. John W. Minor, Co 7th, Independent OVC private, died Apr 25, 1932 age 82. Sec !, Lot 117. (U.C.R.)
143. William Cashell, Co F25th Reg OVI, Private, died Jun 25, 1933. Sec A, Row 11. (E.S.)
144. Elizah Cole, Co K 71st Reg OVI, private, died Jan 11, 1936 age 92. Sec A, Lot 164. (U.C.R.)
145. Frank Hohl, Co A. 128th Reg. PA. V.I., died Dec 21, 1936 age 93. Sec A, Lot 153. (U.C.R.)
146. Charles F. Kuester, died July 26, 1896. Row 1. (L)
147. Henry Gaddis, Co K, 71st Reg. OVI., died before Mar 3, 1894, born 1837. (U.C.R.)