James Philip Wilt
Company H, 12th Ohio Cavalry
Great-grandfather of W. Donald Wilt, PCC
He enlisted October 8, 1863 as a Private and was mustered into Company H, 12th Ohio Cavalry on November 5, 1863. During his time of service the unit saw action at Mount Sterling, Kentucky, Saltville and Marion, Virginia, along with a number of small engagements. Private Wilt was mustered out on November 14, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.
James died August 1, 1928 in Dayton, Ohio and was interred in Forest Rose Cemetery, Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio.