Infantry Units: 104th 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 Massillon, Ohio August 30, 1862 to serve three years. It was musterd out of service June 17, 1865 in accordance with orders from the War Department.

Some of the battles in which this unit participated include:

  • Covington, KY, September 10, 1862
  • Danville, KY, March 24, 1863
  • Knoxville, TN (Siege), November 17-December 4, 1863
  • Dallas, GA, May 25-June 4, 1864
  • Kennesaw Mountain, GA, June 9-30, 1864
  • Pine Mountain, GA, June 14, 1864
  • Lost Mountain, GA, June 16, 1864
  • Atlanta, GA (Siege), July 28-September 2, 1864
  • Utoy Creek, GA, August 5-6, 1864
  • Columbia, TN, November 24-29, 1864
  • Franklin, TN, November 30, 1864
  • Nashville, TN, December 15-16, 1864
  • Fort Anderson, NC, February 18, 1865
  • Town Creek, NC, February 20, 1865

Roster - Company B

William J. Nelson
Thomas Hart Benton Correll

Roster - Company E

Devies, Bennywell L.

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

Letters:
Officer, 104th Ohio Infantry. Toledo Blade- 8/18/1864