Infantry Units: 43rd 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 Andrews, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and various places in the state from September 28, 1861 to February 1, 1862, to serve three years. On the expiration of its term of service the original members (except veterans) were retained in the service until July 13, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.
Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:
- New Madrid, MO, March 13, 1862
- Iuka, MS, September 19-20, 1862
- Corinth, MS, October 3-4, 1862
- Decatur, AL, December 8, 1863
- Resaca, GA, May 13-16, 1864
- Adairsville, GA, May 17-18, 1864
- Dallas, GA, May 25-June 4, 1864
- Kenesaw Mountain, GA, June 9-30, 1864
- Nickajack Creek, GA, July 2-5, 1864
- Atlanta, GA (Siege), July 28-September 2, 1864
- Savannah, GA (Siege of), December 10-21, 1864
- River's Bridge, SC, February 3-9, 1865