Infantry Units: 69th 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 in the State of Ohio at large from Octobaer 1861 to April 1862, 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 the service until July 17, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Gallatin, TN, August 13, 1862
  • Stone River, TN, December 31, 1862-January 2, 1863
  • Missionary Ridge, TN, November 25, 1863
  • Resaca, GA, May 13-16, 1864
  • Dallals, GA (Including Pumpkin Vine Creek), May 25-June 4, 1864
  • Kenesaw Mountain, GA, June 9-30, 1864
  • Marietta, GA, July 4, 1864
  • Chattahoochie River, GA, July 6-10, 1864
  • Peach Tree Creek, GA, July 20-21, 1864
  • Atlanta, GA (Siege of), July 28-September 2, 1864
  • Jonesboro, GA, August 31-September 1, 1864
  • Bentonville, NC, March 19-21, 1865
  • Sherman's March to the Sea

Roster - Company D, 69th OVI

William J. Faulkner

Roster - Company E, 69th OVI

David Putnam
Isaac N. Arnold

Roster - Company F, 69th OVI

Robert M. McCoy