Enos B Goff

BirthAug. 15, 1846
DeathNov. 8, 1930
CemeteryFairbury (Fairbury)
Unit174th Ohio Infantry, Company E

Private Enos B Goff

Company E, 174th Ohio Infantry

Goff was born in Chillicothe (Ross County), Ohio on August 15, 1846. The 18 year old enlisted and mustered in the regiment on September 1, 1864. He served about 10 months before being discharged on June 28, 1865 at Charlotte, North Carolina.

The 174th Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio between August 16 and September 21, 1864. The unit was mustered on September 21, 1864. The regiment was assigned to duties in Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina. During that time, the 174th Ohio Infantry saw action in several battles. Some of them include:

Action at Overall’s Creek (TN) (December 4, 1864). Regimental losses were 4 killed and 11 wounded.

Siege of Murfreesboro (TN) (December 5-12, 1864). Regimental losses were 5 killed and 16 wounded during the siege.

Battle of Wise’s Forks (NC) (March 8-10, 1864). Regimental losses were 4 killed and 9 wounded.

Occupation of Raleigh (NC) (April 1-4, 1865).

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee.

Goff died on November 8, 1930 at the age of 84 years. He is buried in the Fairbury Cemetery in Fairbury (Jefferson County), Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.