Sergeant Knott Crockett, Co. I, 101st Ohio Infantry, USA

 (photos: ancestry.com)

(photos: ancestry.com)

1831

  • November 14:  Knott Crockett is born in Clinton, Seneca County, OH to James and Mary Crockett.

1850

  • September 18: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Adams Township, Seneca County, OH shows 18-year-old Knott living with his parents and siblings. His father, James, was a farmer with $6,000 in real estate.

1862

  • August 12:  Knott enlisted in the U.S. Army.
  • August 30: Knott mustered into Co. I of the 101st OH Infantry. He was promoted to full Corporal.

1863

  • June:  A page of the Civil War Draft Registration has a page of “Now in Service” which lists Knott as currently serving in 101st OVI, Co. I.

1864

  • August 30:  Knott was promoted to Full Sergeant.
  • November 30: Knott was mortally wounded in the battle of Franklin with a gun shot wound to the head. He died in a Regimental Hospital.