Infantry Units: 64th 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 Buckingham, Mansfield, ohio, from November 6 to December 14, 1861 to serve three years. The original members (except veterans) were mustered out at different dates from December 10, 1864 to May 31, 1865, by reason of expiration of term of service, and the organization composed of veterans and recruits retained in service until December 3, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Shiloh, TN, April 6-7, 1862
  • Corinth, MS (Siege), April 30, 1862
  • Stone River, TN, December 31, 1862-January 2, 1863
  • Chickamauga, GA, September 19-20, 1863
  • Chattanooga, TN, November 23-25, 1863
  • Missionary Ridge, TN, November 25, 1863
  • Rocky Face Ridge, GA, May 5-9, 1864
  • 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
  • Peach Tree Creek, GA, July 20, 1864
  • Atlanta, GA (Siege), July 28-September 2, 1864
  • Jonesboro, GA, August 31-September 2, 1864
  • Lovejoy Station, GA, September 2-6, 1864
  • Spring Hill, TN, November 29, 1864
  • Franklin, TN, November 30, 1864
  • Nashville, TN, December 15-16, 1864

Roster - Company E

Chauncey Woodruff

Roster - Company H

David T. Cummins
Christian M. Gowing
Daniel Howe
William S. McDowell
Jacob Landis

Roster - Company K

Officers

E.B. Finley
John A. Gillis
William O. Sarr
Joseph B. Sweet

Non-Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Personnel

David Crosson
Private Ulysses Greene
Silas Sweeney Mallory
Francis M. Welsh

Unassigned Personnel

Curtis Bowman
Hiram C. Hopkins

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

Letters: "Conscript". Bucyrus Journal: February 13, 1863
"G.A.J." Bucyrus Journal: February 13, 1863
"A High Private". Bucyrus Journal: November 6, 1863
"Invisible". Bucyrus Journal: May 29, 1863
"J.A.G." Bucyrus Journal: May 30, 1862
"S.M. Sweeny". Bucyrus Journal: August 21, 1863
"Soldier". Bucyrus Journal: January 31, 1862, May 23, 1862, July 11, 1862
Unknown. Bucyrus Journal: April 3, 1863
Sergeant "S.W.D.," Company F
Paulding Independent- 8/13/1863