Infantry Units: 87th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
(3 months service)

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 Chase, Ohio, June 10, 1862, to serve three months. It was mustered out from October 1 to October 4, 1862, by reason of expiration of term of service.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Harper's Ferry, September 12-18, 1862

Roster - Field and Staff

George D. Oviatt

Roster - Company E, 87th OVI

Edward Calkins

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

"P.F.," Company D. Hancock Jeffersonian: June 27, 1862