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civil war databse

This database contains the names of almost 400 young men who attended the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute (now Hiram College) between 1850 and 1865, and served in the Civil War. Prior to this project, we only knew the names of about 140.
This is a work in progress as the Archives Department continues to gather information about the soldiers and their service. For more information about this project please contact the archivist at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 330.569.5361.

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Personal Detail of:

R. L. Foote

Home: Munson, Ohio

Years at Western Reserve Eclectic Institute: 1855

Unit: C Company, Regiment, of Ohio.

Function: Heavy Artillery

Rank: Mustered in: Asst. Sgn.

Rank: Mustered out Asst. Sgn.

Other Notes: Health failed, and did not remain long in army; died at home

Source of Information: Ancestry / Pioneer History of Geauga County

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