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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 e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 330.569.5361.

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Personal Detail of:

J. H. (John) Groce/Gross

Home: Orange, Ohio

Years at Western Reserve Eclectic Institute: 1858

Unit: H Company, 30th Regiment, of Ohio.

Function: Infantry

Rank: Mustered in: 1st Lieutenant

Rank: Mustered out Captain

Other Notes: Killed at Ft. McAllister GA, December 1864; see also Co G 2nd Ohio Infantry

Source of Information: / Ohio Genealogy Express/ Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (suvcw.org)

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