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110th Ohio Regiment Infantry

Online Books
110th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 8, by Ohio Roster Commission (Joseph B. Foraker, Governor, James S. Robinson, Sec'y of State and H. A. Axline, Adjutant-General), 1886     View Entire Book

Regimental History
One Hundred and Tenth Infantry. Col., J. Warren Keifer; Lieut- Cols., William N. Foster, Otho H. Binkley; Majs., William S. McElwain, Aaron Spangler. This regiment was organized at Camp Piqua, Oct. 3, 1862, to serve for three years. It moved by railroad to Zanesville, thence by steamer to Marietta, and from there by railroad to Parkersburg, W. Va. It was engaged in various duties in the Old Dominion until the spring of 1863, when it participated in several small engagements in the vicinity of Winchester. It was at Brandy Station in November, where it captured between 30 and 40 prisoners, and later four companies of the regiment, which had been detached as a train guard, took a prominent part in the Mine Run campaign, losing 5 killed and 20 wounded. Occupying winter quarters at Brandy Station, in May it crossed the Rapidan, took a position on the extreme right of the Federal line at the Wilderness, and in the first day's fighting lost 19 killed, 88 wounded and 11 missing. At the close of the battle it moved through Chancellorsville to the vicinity of Spottsvlvania Court House and there engaged in fortifying and skirmishing until May 14, when it marched toward Spottsylvania, waded the Ny river after dark, and occupied the enemy's works from which he had been driven. It was engaged at Cold Harbor, where in the assault on the Confederate works it was in the front line, losing 5 killed and 34 wounded. It was at Petersburg in June and then was transported to Maryland in time for the engagement at Alonocacy, where it lost 4 killed, 74 wounded and 52 missing. In August it was engaged in several skirmishes in the vicinity of Cedar creek. In September it crossed the Opequan, and engaged in the battle of that name, charging the enemy three times and being among the first to occupy the heights at Winchester. It then joined the pursuit of the Confederates, engaging them at Fisher's hill, capturing 4 pieces of artillery and 100 prisoners. On Oct. 19 it was engaged at Cedar creek and in the final effort, which resulted in the Confederate rout no regiment took a more active part than the 110th Ohio. It lost 5 killed, 29 wounded and 2 missing. In the spring of 1865 it was at Petersburg and on March 25 participated in the assault on the strongly intrenched picket line of the Confederates. On April 2 it again assisted in an assault upon the enemy's works, which resulted in gaining possession of the fortifications and many prisoners and guns. The regiment pursued the enemy, routing him at Sailor's creek, and continued the pursuit until the surrender of Lee. During its term of service the regiment was in 21 engagements and sustained a loss in killed, wounded and missing of 795 men. It was mustered out on June 25, 1865.

Footnotes:
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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