HENRY JACOBY (March 23,
1838-July 1, 1863) bap. April 13, 1838. Unmarried. He taught school as
a young man, and then entered Ohio Wesleyan University in 1859, planning
to become a doctor. But he enlisted, Nov. 9, 1861, in Company D, 82nd Ohio
Infantry. He was promoted March 1, 1863, from first Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant.
He was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg. On Aug. 11, 1864, his rank was
set as 1st Lieutenant. He was buried in the Worline-Jacoby graveyard.
Atlas of Marion County, Ohio, 1878, p. 119: Roll of Honor, commissioned officers, Henry Jacoby, 2nd Lieut. March, '63, Co. D, 82nd O.V.I.; killed at Gettysburg.
History of Marion Co., Ohio, 1907, p. 254: List of those who died on the field of battle: 82nd. Regt. Ohio Vol. Inf. Lieut. Henry Jacoby, Co. D. Gettysburg, July 1, 1863.
Ohio in the War, Whitelaw Reid, vol. II, p. 471: Second Lieutenant Henry Jacoby, March 1, 1863, promoted to 1st Lieutenant Aug. 11, 1864, killed at Gettysburg.
Descendants of Bartholomew Jacoby, pg 55
The Descendants of Bartholomew Jacoby, by Helen E. (Jacoby) Evard, produced in 1955, traces this family to the Revolutionary War era.