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Bonsall, George W.

 Person

Biographical Note

George W. Bonsall was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1845. He served as a corporal in the 138th Regiment Ohio National Guard (originally formed as the 2nd Ohio Volunteer Reserve Militia) during the Civil War. He returned to Cincinnati after the war and worked as a carpenter.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George W. Bonsall Diaries,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-015
Abstract

Resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a corporal in the 138th Regiment Ohio National Guard (originally formed as the 2nd Ohio Volunteer Reserve Militia) during the Civil War. Collection consists of two volumes of a manuscript diary, copied in 1865 of entries Bonsall wrote between May 23, 1861 (his 16th birthday) and 1865. The diaries also contain sporatic entries dating through 1878.

Dates: 1861 - 1878