Infantry Units: 31st 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 Columbus, Ohio in August and September 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 20, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Corinth, MS (Siege), April 30, 1862
  • Trinity, AL (Detachment of Regiment), July 24, 1862
  • Perryville, KY, October 8, 1862
  • Stone River, TN, December 31, 1862-January 2, 1863
  • Rosecrans' Campaign (From Murfreesboro to Tullahoma, TN, June 23-30, 1863
  • Hoover's Gap, TN, June 24, 1863
  • Chickamauga, GA, September 19-20, 1863
  • Brown's Ferry, October 27, 1863
  • Missionary Ridge, TN, November 25, 1863
  • Resaca, GA, May 13-16, 1864
  • Kenesaw Mountain, GA (including general assault), June 9-30, 1864
  • Peachtree Creek, GA, July 20, 1864
  • Atlanta, GA (Hood's 1st Sortie), July 22, 1864
  • Atlanta, GA (Siege), July 28-Spetember 2, 1864
  • Thomas' Station, GA, November 27-29, 1864
  • Goldsboro, NC, March 21, 1865

Roster - Field and Staff

Moses B. Walker

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

Article:
Toledo Blade- 06/5/1862

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