Infantry Units: 27th 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 Camp Chase, Ohio, from July 15-August 18, 1861, to serve three years. On the expiration of its term of service, the original members (except veterans) were mustered out and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits retained in 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:

  • Blackwater, MO, December 18, 1861
  • New Madrid, MO, March 13, 1862
  • Island No. 10, TN, April 8, 1862
  • Farmington, MS, May 3, 1862
  • Corinth, MS, May 28, 1862
  • Iuka, MS, September 19-20, 1862
  • Corinth, MS, October 3-4, 1862
  • Parker's Crossroads, TN, December 30, 1862
  • Tuscumbia, AL, April 24, 1863
  • Resaca, GA, May 13-16, 1864
  • Dallas, GA, May 25-June 4, 1864
  • Kennesaw Mountain GA, June 9-30, 1864
  • Nickajack Creek, GA, July 2-5, 1864
  • Ruff's Mills, GA, July 4, 1864
  • Atlanta, GA (Hood's 1st Sortie), July 22, 1864
  • Atlanta, GA (Ezra Chapel/2nd Sortie), July 28, 1864
  • Savannah, GA (Siege), December 10-21, 1864
  • River's Bridge, SC, February 3-9, 1865
  • Cheraw, SC, March 2-3, 1865
  • Bentonville, NC, March 19-21, 1865
  • Raleigh, NC, April 13, 1865

Roster - Field and Staff

John Wallace Fuller
John Eaton, Jr.

Roster - Company B

William H. Brown
James Morgan
William F. Neubert
Albert Welch

Roster - Company I

Norman Tucker

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

Articles:
Lima Weekly Gazette: March 18, 1863
Toledo Blade- 8/29/1861, 11/18/1861
Toledo Daily Commercial- 8/10/1864
Toledo Herald and Times- 8/20/1861

Letters:
"H.," Company I. Allen County Democrat: August 14, 1861, August 21, 1861
"Taco," Company I. Lima Weekly Gazette: August 21, 1861
Private Joseph Dawes. Perrysburg Journal--2/6/1862
"C.G.," 27th Ohio Infantry. Toledo Blade- 9/10/1861
Member, 27th Ohio Infantry. Toledo Blade- 3/22/1862
"T.S." Toledo Daily Commercial- 3/6/1863

Other Writers

William Brown. Toledo Daily Commercial- 1/9/1863