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Ohio Regiment Infantry
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
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|One Hundred and Fourteenth Infantry. — Cols., John
Cradlebaugh, John H. Kelly; Lieut. -Cols., Horatio B. Maynard, John F.
McKinley; Majs., John Lynch, Emanuel Gephart, Ephraim Brown. This
regiment was organized at Camp Circleville, in Sept., 1862, to serve for
three years. The 120th Ohio infantry was consolidated with it on Nov.
27, 1864. In Dec, 1862, the regiment moved on transports down the Ohio
and Mississippi rivers to Johnston's landing, on the Yazoo river, where
it joined Gen. Sherman's army, then about to operate in the rear of
Vicksburg. It was present during the whole of the battle at Chickasaw
bayou and was severely engaged on Dec. 28 and 20, losing several in
killed and wounded. The regiment was in the whole of the great Vicksburg
campaign and participated in the battles of Port Gibson, Champion's
hill, Big Black river, and the siege of Vicksburg. In the battle at Port
Gibson it lost several men killed and wounded in a charge made upon the
enemy about 5 p. m., in which the enemy was driven from the field and 2
pieces of artillery with a number of prisoners were captured. In the
battle of Big Black river the regiment had a number killed and wounded,
and this was also true in the charge at Vicksburg on May 22. It spent
the following winter in the operations in Louisiana and Texas, and in
April, 1864, while at Alexandria, La., was engaged in the affair at
Graham's plantation, 12 miles out on the road. The last year's service
of the regiment was devoted to various expeditions, guard duty, etc.,
and it was mustered out on July 31, 1865. It lost during its term of
service 86 killed and wounded, about 200 died of disease, and quite a
number were discharged for disability.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2