OHIO Charles Greene McChesney
H I S T O R Y Mount Papers
1/ 2 cubic foot
Provenance: The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society acquired the Charles
Greene McChesney Mount papers as a g i f t of Charles W. Taylor,
Bloomfield H i l l s , Michigan, in December 1971. Keith A. Maneese
processed the c o l l e c t i o n in May 1980.
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Biographical sketch: Charles Greene McChesney Mount, the second
son of Hezekiah and Charity Mount, was born November 9, 1825 i n
Heightstown, New Jersey. A t the age of s i x t e e n Mount moved with
h i s family t o Fredericktown, Xnox County, Ohio.
Mount worked as a carpenter i n and around Fredericktown. He
married Phebe Roberts on April 23, 1850, and they bore f i v e
children. On November 20, 1861, Mount e n l i s t e d as a p r i v a t e in
Company I, 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was
appointed F i r s t Sergeant of Company I on March 10, 1862.
Mom= p a r t i c i p a t e d i n the b a t t l e s of Fort Donelson and Shiloh
p r i o r t o h i s discharge on a surgeon's c e r t i f i c a t e of d i s a b i l i t y
on August 25, 1862. He returned t o Fredericktown, Ohio, where
he died of a " b i l i o u s fever" on September 3 , 1863.
! 401~ 3t had been a member of the Presbyterian Church of Fredericktown,
and of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, E l l i c o t t Lodge number
267. H i s wife and f i v e children survived him.
Sco2e and content: The Charles Greene McChesney Mount papers
dare from 1846 t o 1866 and occupy one- half cubic foot. The
papers c o n s i s t of correspondence, d i a r i e s , diary enclosures,
l e g a l documents, newsclippings, and w r i t i n g s .
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