Infantry Units: 7th 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 Cleveland and Camp Dennison, Ohio in June 1861, to serve three years. It was mustered out in June 1864 by reason of expiration of term of service and the veterans and recruits transferred to the Fifth Regiment Ohio Infantry.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Cross Lanes, WV, August 26, 1861
  • Winchester, VA, March 23, 1862
  • Port Republic, VA, June 9, 1862
  • Cedar Mountain, VA, August 9, 1862
  • Antietam, MD, September 17, 1862
  • Dumfries, VA, December 27, 1862
  • Chancellorsville, VA, May 1-4, 1863
  • Gettysburg, PA, July 1-3, 1863
  • Lookout Mountain, TN, November 24, 1863
  • Missionary Ridge, TN, November 25, 1863
  • Ringgold, GA, November 27, 1863
  • Rocky Face, GA, May 5-9, 1864
  • Resaca, GA, May 13-16, 1864

Roster - Field and Staff

Frederick Thomas Brown
William Henry Park

Roster - Company B

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

Jacob E. Hime
Alonzo C. Jones

Roster - Company C


Martin M. Andrews

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

Selden Allen Day
John James "Jim" Evers
John Gardner
Owen Hicks
David J. Thompson

Roster - Company E


Ralph Lockwood
John Wilson Sprague
Arthur T. Wilcox

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

Edward W. Billings

Newspaper Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

Elyria Independent Democrat: September 11, 1861, August 20, 1862
Norwalk Reflector: April 15, 1862, June 24, 1862
Toledo Blade- 10/7/1861

"W.J." Norwalk Reflector: August 27, 1861
Member, 7th Ohio Infantry. Toledo Blade- 1/18/1862