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

1837

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

1851

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

1861

  • October 21:  Andrew enlisted in the U.S. Army, Co. B 64th OH Infantry, as a Private.
  • November 18: Andrew was promoted to a Full Corporal.        

1863

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

1864 

  • April 1: Andrew was promoted to Full 1st Sergeant.
  • November 30: Andrew arrived with General George Wagner’s division to Franklin. His regiment was in Conrad’s brigade 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 was promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant.
  • December 3: Andrew was mustered out of the U.S. Army.

1866

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

1870

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

1880

  • June 22: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Union Township, Van Wert County, OH showed Andrew, a farmer, and Angeline living with their 13 year old son Willie.   

1898

  • February 2: Xenia Daily Gazette, Xenia, OH.
  • Andrew was listed in a Xenia newspaper as being a pensioner.
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1900 

  • June 12:  The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Union Township, Van Wert County, OH showed a retired Andrew living with his wife Angie.

1910

  • April 28: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Union Township, Van Wert County, OH showed Andrew, a retired farmer, and Angeline living on their own income.

1920

  • January 8: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Union Township, Van Wert County, OH showed a widowed Andrew living with his granddaughter and her family.

1916 

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

1925

  • December 29:  Andrew Lybold died in Van Wert County, OH and was buried in Woodland Union Cemetery, Van Wert Mausoleum.  

***Andrew was a Lutheran, a Republican and a member of G.A.R.***