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15th Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 months)

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15th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 1, by Ohio Roster Commission (Wm. McKinley, Jr., Governor, Samuel M. Taylor, Sec'y of State and James C. Howe, Adjutant-General), 1893     View Entire Book

Regimental History
Fifteenth Infantry. (Three Months' Service.) Col., George W. Andrews; Lieut.-Col., Moses R. Dickey; Maj., Silas B. Walker. The 15th was among the first to respond to the president's proclamation calling for 75,000 troops for three months. The companies composing it were enrolled at the following places: Co. A, April 17, at Zanesville; B, April 18, Martinsville ; C, April 23, and G and I, April 20, at Upper Sandusky; D, April 18, at Shelby; E, April 18, at Van Wert; F, April 17, at Sidney; H, April 22, at Mansfield, and K, April 22, at Wapakoneta. The quota under the first call having been filled, the 15th was one of nine regiments mustered into the service of the state of Ohio for three months. A few days after enrollment the companies arrived at Camp Jackson and were mustered into the state service from May 13 to 24, for a period of three months. The regimental organization being perfected, the regiment was ordered to proceed to Camp Goddard, Zanesville, where it remained until the latter part of May, drilling, disciplining and preparing for the field. The president having called for three-year troops, the regiment was promptly transferred to the U. S. service. In West Virginia it performed a large amount of marching and guard duty, and rendered valuable service to the government in assisting to stay the progress of the Confederates towards the North. It was actively engaged before Philippi, Laurel Hill and at Carrick's ford. Having served its term of enlistment it returned to Columbus and was mustered out from Aug. 27 to 30, 1861, having lost 8 men, 1 killed and 7 who died of disease.

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

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