Edward H. Bohm 1st Lieutenant Co. D, Ohio
(7 Feb. 1838-7 May 1906), was a Civil War officer, newspaper publisher, and public official. Born in Alstedt, Saxe-Weimar, Germany, his family settled on a farm in Newburgh, Ohio in 1851. Bohm left the farm in 1856 to work on the Cleveland & Toledo Railroad until the Civil War broke out, when enlisted in Co. K, 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, on 18 Apr. 1861. Captured by Confederates on 20 Aug. 1861 on the Gauley River in western Virginia, he was imprisoned until 30 May 1862, when he was released at Washington, N.C. He was commissioned a 2d lieutenant in Co. D, 7th OVI, in Jan. 1863, and was wounded Chancellorsville, Va. (May 1863). He was mustered out with the 7th on 6 July 1864.