Infantry Units: 14th 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 Toledo, Ohio from August 14-September 5, 1861, to serve three years. On the expiration of term of service the original members (except veterans) were mustered out and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits, retained in the service until July 11, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Wild Cat, KY, October 21, 1861
  • Mill Springs, KY, January 19-20, 1862
  • Shiloh, TN, April 6-7, 1862
  • Corinth, MS (Siege of), April 30, 1862
  • Hoover's Gap, TN, June 27, 1863
  • Chickamauga, GA, September 19-20, 1863
  • Missionary Ridge, TN, November 25, 1863
  • Ringgold, GA, November 27, 1863
  • Dalton, GA, May 9, 1864
  • Resaca, GA, May 13-16, 1864
  • Kennesaw Mountain, GA, June 9-30, 1864
  • Utoy Creek, GA, August 5-7, 1864
  • Jonesboro, GA, September 1, 1864
  • Goldsboro, NC, march 21, 1865

Roster - Field and Staff

James B. Steedman
Samuel S. Read
Henry Dennison Kingsbury
Edwin B. Raffensberger
Waldo C. Daniels
George E. Sloat
Ezra B. Kirk
Saunders M. Huyck

Roster - Company A, 14th OVI

Officers

Seth B. Moe
Joseph B. Newton

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

Robert H. Bliven
Lyman A. Carpenter
William H. Coalwell
Henry Roemer
George Duncan Forsyth
James B. Smith
William A. Snyder
Albert V. Wilder

Roster - Company B, 14th OVI

John L. Clark
James W. Cooley
Augustus C. May

Roster - Company C, 14th OVI

Officers

John J. Clark
William B. Steedman

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

Michael M. Goulden
Henry G. Neubert
Isaac Ruth Sherwood

Roster - Company D, 14th OVI

Officers

Oscar N. Gunn
Sidney S. Sprague

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

Elijah Karnes
Joseph Reynolds
William N. Rogers

Roster - Company E, 14th OVI

Officers

Marshall Davis
John W. Wilson
David A. Gleason

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

Wallace Moats
Phillip M. Rath

Roster - Company F, 14th OVI

John A. Chase
Josiah Johnson

Roster - Company G, 14th OVI

Officers

John S. Snook
William H. Eckles

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

Henry A. Brown
Fielding S. Cable
George W. Eckles
Thomas B. Harris
Benjamin B. Jackson

Roster - Company I, 14th OVI

Jonathan Wood

Roster - Company K, 14th OVI

Officers

George W. Kirk
Noah W. Ogan

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

George W. Harding
J. A. McKee

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

Articles:
Defiance Democrat- 4/27/1861, 10/10/1863
Lima Weekly Gazette: October 7, 1863
Napoleon North-West- 9/30/1863
Paulding Independent- 4/25/1861, 8/1/1861, 10/8/1863
Tiffin Weekly Tribune: March 27, 1863
Toledo Blade- 4/25/1861, 5/6/1861, 5/20/1861, 6/8/1861, 7/25/1861, 7/26/1861, 9/25/1861, 9/27/1861, 1/10/1862, 5/6/1862, 11/20/1863, 12/16/1863, 1/5/1864, 1/6/1864, 1/7/1864, 2/15/1864, 7/20/1864, 8/11/1864, 8/17/1864, 9/26/1864, 10/1/1864, 7/15/1865
Toledo Herald and Times- 04/26/1861, 05/24/1861, 07/18/1861, 07/26/1861, 08/20/1861
Toledo Daily Commercial- 10/6/1863, 1/4/1864, 1/6/1864, 8/15/1864, 8/20/1864, 9/15/1864, 9/26/1864, 10/7/1864
Williams County Leader- 4/9/1863

Letters:
Unknown. Elyria Independent Democrat: June 24, 1863
"B.," Company B, Toledo Blade- 6/6/1861
"B." Lima Weekly Gazette- October 9, 1861, November 6, 1861, November 20, 1861
"F.," Toledo Blade- 6/26/1863
"Fourteenth," Toledo Blade- 1/24/1863
"J.G.K.", Toledo Blade- 6/6/1862
"Lieutenant," Toledo Blade- 6/28/1861
"Private," Toledo Blade- 5/22/1861
"W.M.W.," had son in 14th Ohio Infantry, Toledo Blade- 3/30/1863, 4/3/1863
"Member," Toledo Herald and Times- 5/8/1861
"N.," Toledo Herald and Times- 5/23/1861
"Sumter," Toledo Herald and Times- 5/10/1861, 5/14/1861
"A.M.," Toledo Herald and Times- 5/6/1861
"O.M. Pax", Toledo Herald and Times- 6/7/1861
"James," Company A, Toledo Herald and Times- 6/14/1861
"Member, Company K" Toledo Herald and Times- 5/1/1861
"Drum Head", Toledo Daily Commercial- 3/17/1863, 7/21/1863, 12/11/1863, 3/1/1864
"S.S. Smith" Williams County Leader- 5/16/1861
Corporal J.M.L. (3 months) (Williams County) Union Press- 3/28/1862
Member Williams County Leader- 5/30/1861
"Occasional", Williams County Leader- 5/22/1862