Andrew Lybold, 1st Sergeant, Co. D, 64th Ohio Infantry, US

1837

  • April 30:  Andrew Lybold is born in Germany to parents John and Mary Lybold.

1851

  • Andrew and Margaret, his sister, Lybold immigrate to the United States when he was only 14 years old.

1861

  • October 21:  Andrew enlists in the United States Army, Co. B 64th Ohio Infantry, as a Private.
  • November 18: Andrew is promoted to a Full Corporal.    

1863

  • June 6:  Andrew is promoted to Full Sergeant.
  • September 20: Andrew is wounded with a “rifle ball to the left hip” at Chickamauga

1864 

  • April 1: Andrew is promoted to Full 1st Sergeant.
  • November 30: Andrew arrives with General George Wagner’s division to Franklin. His regiment was in Conrad’s brigade therefore on the east side of the Columbia Pike. Andrew would have seen fierce fighting the day of the Battle of Franklin.

1865 

  • March 18:  Andrew is promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant.
  • December 3: Andrew is mustered out of the US Army.

1866

  • October 22:  Andrew Lybold married Angeline Devinney.
  • Andrew purchased land in Union Township, Van Wert County.

1870

  • Andrew built a modest log home and cleared land on his property to farm.

1880

  • June 22: The United States Federal Census taken in Union Township, Van Wert County, Ohio shows Andrew, a farmer, and Angeline living with their 13 year old son Willie.

1900 

  • June 12:  The United States Federal Census taken in Union Township, Van Wert County, Ohio shows a retired Andrew living with his wife Angie.

1910

  • April 28: The United States Federal Census taken in Union Township, Van Wert County, Ohio shows Andrew, a retired farmer, and Angeline living on their own income.

1920

  • January 8: The United States Federal Census taken in Union Township, Van Wert County, Ohio shows a widowed Andrew living with his granddaughter and her family.

1916 

  • August 15:  Andrew’s wife Angeline dies. She is buried at the Van Wert Mausoleum.

1925

  • December 29:  Andrew Lybold dies in Van Wert County, Ohio and is buried in Woodland Union Cemetery, Van Wert Mausoleum.  
  • ***Andrew was a Lutheran, a Republican and a member of G.A.R.***