Infantry Units: 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Infantry units were recruited from all over the state. Those represented in detail here are the ones recruited primarily from northwest Ohio counties and those whose members wrote to local newspapers. More information will be added as it becomes available.

This Regiment was organized at Dayton, Ohio from August 5 to October 30, 1861, to serve for three years. the original members (except veterans) were mustered out September 24, 1864 by reason of expiration of term of service, and the veterans and recruits were transferred to the 18th Veteran Regiment Ohio Infantry, October 31, 1864.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Shiloh, TN, April 7, 1862
  • Stone River, TN, December 31, 1862
  • Liberty Gap, TN, June 25, 1863
  • Chickamauga, GA, September 19-20, 1863
  • Orchard Knob, TN, September 23, 1863
  • Lookout Mountain, TN, November 24, 1863
  • Missionary Ridge, TN, November 25, 1863
  • Buzzard Roost, GA, May 8, 1864
  • Resaca, GA, May 14, 1864
  • Adairsville, GA, May 17, 1864
  • Burnt Hickory, GA, May 27, 1864
  • Kenesaw Mountain, GA, June 17, 1864
  • Chattahoochee River, GA, July 6, 1864

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

"E. Durs," Company H. Hancock Jeffersonian: November 7, 1862

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