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114th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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114th 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 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.

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

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