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Private Sampson B. Evans, Company C


        Sampson B. Evans, served his country in the Civil War. He was in Company C., 73rd Ohio Infantry, as a private. His enlistment date was November 4, 1861 in Chillicothe, Ohio, by E.H. Allen for a term of three years. His enrollment was December 31, 1861
        The Company Description Book gives the following details: 25 years of age, 5 feet 6 1/2 inches tall, Florid complexion with brown eyes and dark hair. He was born in Pickaway Co. Ohio, and became a farmer. His muster out on December 31, 1863, and remustered on January 1, 1864 at Lookout Valley Tennessee. He was mustered out July 20, 1865 in Louisville. Kentucky.
        Sampson's accounts were recorded on the company muster roll:

January and February 1862, he is present, he has acted as hospital nurse since Feb. 19, 1862.
March and April 1862, he is absent, he is on a scouting party under Major Soug since April 28th 1862.
March 1862, absent sick in hospital, at Clarksburg, VA. since March 17, 1862. Was discharged from hospital 28 day of March.
May and June of 1862 he is employed as nurse in hospital.
July and August 1862, he is absent as he is with the wagons a guard.
September through December of 1862, [?]
January through June of 1863 he is present with his company.
July through October of 1863 he is absent as he is in the hospital because he has been wounded. November and December of 1863 he was back with his company.
January and February of 1864 he was present with his company.
March and April of 1864, he is absent, he ahs been detached as Brigade Teamster.
May 1864 to June of 1865 he is present with his company.
After going over Sampson's paper's it shows he was wounded at Gettysburg.

Information by Marita Easterday