Corporal Adam Zoeller, Co. H, 183rd Ohio Regiment, USA

ca. 1841

  • Adam was born in Baden, Germany to Elizabeth Zoeller.

1861

  • May: Adam enlisted in the U.S. Army in Covington, KY.
  • August 31: Company Muster Roll. Remarks “Enrolled & M. I. June 5 at Pendleton, Ohio Period 3 years.” Co. K 2nd Kentucky U.S.

1862

  • April 30 to October: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • December 31: Adam was taken prisoner of war at he Battle of Stones River.

1863

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll.  Absent.  Remarks “Prisoner of war taken in the battle of Stone River Dec 31-62 Now paroled in Camp Chase O.”
  • April 10: Special Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Taken Prisoner at battle of Stone River Decbr. 31. 1862.”
  • October 31, 62 – February 28: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Absent sick.”
  • February 28 – June 30: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • July & August: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “To be stopped for transportation from Columbus O $7.40/100.”
  • June 30 – October 31: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “To be stopped for transportation from Columbus O. $7.40/100.”
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Present.

1864

  • January to April: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • June 19: Company Muster-out Roll. Age listed as 23 years. Mustered out in Covington, KY. Remarks “Taken Prisoner at Stone River Tenn. Dec. 31/62 Exchanged & returned to Regt. June 3/63.”
  • August 30:  Re-enlisted in the U.S. Army and mustered into Co. H, 183rd OH.
  • November 30: Adam was wounded in the Battle of Franklin. Gunshot wound to both hips.
  • December 1: Admitted to Hospital #14 in Nashville, TN.

1865

  • July 10: Adam applied for and was given a Military pension.
  • June 27: Discharged by surgeon certificate of disability at Jefferson Barracks.

1876/7

  • Adam was listed in the Cincinnati City Directory as a Bolt Maker. He lived at 387 E. 3rd St. Also living in the household was his mother Elizabeth and his younger brother Leopold.

1870

  • June 11: The U.S. Federal Census taken in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH showed Adam, a blacksmith, living with his mother Elizabeth and his younger brother Leopold.

1878

  • October 25: Adam was admitted into the U.S. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Dayton,OH.
  • December 31: The Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH.

1880

  • Adam was listed in the Cincinnati City Directory as a Bolt Maker. He lived at 387 E. 3rd St.

1887

  • July 1: Adam was listed as a nurse at the Central Branch at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. He was paid $40.00.

1889

  • July 1: Adam was listed as a nurse at the Central Branch at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. He was paid $144.00.

1892

  • February 18:  Adam was transferred to General Hospital for Insane.
  • June 6: Adam was released from General Hospital for Insane because he “was improved.”
  • August 4: Adam Zoller died and was interred in the National Cemetery in Hampton, VA.