Eli Navarre (click for photo)
Eli Navarre

Ford, Joseph D. Personal War Sketches Presented to Ford Post No. 14. Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1890, p. 87. Toledo Public Library, Local History and Genealogy.

Headquarters, Ford Post No. 14, Department of Ohio. Grand army of the Republic. Personal War sketch of Comrade Eli Navarre, who was born October, A. D. 1838 near Presque Isle, Co. of Lucas, State of Ohio.

First enlisted Oct 6th 1864 at Toledo Ohio as a private in Company "A" 25th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry commanded by Captain William P. Scott to serve one year. Was wounded in left foot in battle of Honey Hill South Carolina and mustered out October 6th 1865 on expiration of term of service. Such in brief is the military history of Comrade Navarre taken from the Official Ohio Roster. His principal service was rendered in the Campaigns of his Regiment in Virginia and South Carolina the most important service being around Hilton Head South Carolina.

His most intimate Comrades in the service were Captain William P. Scott, Fred Angus and Samuel Angus.

After the war he returned to Lucas County, his occupation being a common laborer on the farm.

Comrade Navarre is the son of the famous Scout Peter Navarre who rendered valiant service to General Harrison at the siege of Fort Meigs in whose honor the granite Monument was erected in Navarre Park July 14, 1914

Eli   X   Navarre

NameState ServedEnlist DateEnlist RankEnlist AgeEnlist PlaceArmy
Eli NavarreOhio06 Oct 1864Priv26Toledo, OHUnion

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