Oscar Kelton muster-in roll   Save
Oscar Kelton muster-in roll
Description: Muster-in roll of Oscar Kelton, a member of a prominent Columbus family, dated September 22, 1863. He is mustered in for a term of three years at a camp near Black River, Mississippi. Born in 1843, Kelton served as a lieutenant in the 95th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (O.V.I.), Company A, during the Civil War, in various parts of the south including Kentucky, Tennessee, and Mississippi. He was killed in the Battle of Brice's Crossroads near Guntown, Mississippi, on June 10, 1864. The Kelton House, built by Oscar's parents Fernando and Sophia Kelton, was a station on the Underground Railroad and is now a historic museum and garden in Columbus. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SAS2440_01_01
Subjects: Military Ohio; Kelton Family; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; 95th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (O.V.I.);
Places: Black River (Mississippi)