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Catalog Number 2001.477.1
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Description Henry H. Drake enrolled in the army August 22, 1861 in Painesville. He was a Private in Company G, Second Regiment, Ohio Vol. Cav. Mustered in for 3 years on Oct. 11, 1861 at Camp Wade, Ohio.. He re-enlisted as a Sgt-Major Jan. 1, 1864 at Moss Creek, TN. He was promoted to 2cd Lt. , Co. L, April 24, 1864. He died from wounds received in battle, Aug. 22, 1864 at Charlotte, VA while in command of his company.