Infantry Units: 82nd 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 Kenton, Hardin county, Ohio from October to December 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 24, 1865 when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Bull Pasture Mountain, VA (McDowell), May 8, 1862
  • Cross Keys, VA, June 8, 1862
  • Cedar Mountain, VA, August 9-11, 1862
  • Freeman's Ford, VA, August 22, 1862
  • Great Run, VA, August 23, 1862
  • Waterloo Bridge, VA, August 24, 1862
  • Bull Run, VA (2nd Battle), August 28-30, 1862
  • Chancellorsville, VA, May 1-6, 1863
  • Gettysburg, PA, July 1-3, 1863
  • Wauhatchie, TN, October 27-28, 1863
  • Missionary Ridge, TN, November 22-26, 1863
  • Knoxville, TN (Relief of), November 27-December 4, 1863
  • Resaca, GA, May 10-16, 1864
  • New Hope Church, GA, May 25, 1864
  • Culp's Farm, GA, June 22, 1864
  • Peach Tree Creek, GA, July 20, 1864
  • Atlanta, GA (Siege), July 23-September 2, 1864
  • March to the Sea, November 15-December 10, 1864
  • Sandersville, GA, November 25, 1864
  • Montieth Swamp, GA, December 9, 1864
  • Savannah, GA (Siege of), December 10-21, 1864
  • Carolina Campaign, January 17-April 26, 1865
  • Averysboro, NC, March 16, 1865
  • Bentonville, NC, March 19-21, 1865

Roster - Company A

John T. Carlin

Roster - Company C

Thomas H. Bushong

Roster - Company G

Daniel C. Siever

Roster - Company K

John M. Meyers

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

Articles:
Toledo Daily Commercial- 1/28/1864
Wyandot Pioneer- September 18, 1863 pg. 2