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Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 years)
Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the
State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 2, 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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|Nineteenth Infantry. — (Three Years' Service.) Cols.,
Samuel Beatty, Charles F. Manderson; Lieut. -Cols., Elliott W.
Hollingsworth, Henry G. Stratton, James M. Nash; Majs., Timothy D.
Edwards, William H. Allen, Solomon J. Firestone. The following statement
concerning the 19th is taken from the Official Army Register: "This
regiment was organized at Alliance, Ohio, from Sept. 25, 1861, to Jan.
1, 1862, to serve three years. On the expiration of its term of service
the original members (except veterans) were mustered out, and the
organization, composed of veterans and recruits, retained in service
until Oct. 24, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders
from the war department." It took part in the battle of Shiloh, the
occupation of Corinth and the engagements at Stone's river, Liberty gap,
Chickamauga, Missionary ridge, Rocky Face ridge, Cassville, Pickett's
mills, Kennesaw mountain, Hood's First Sortie at Atlanta, Lovejoy's
Station, Franklin, and Nashville. Gen. J. T. Boyle, commanding the
brigade, said of the 19th at the battle of Shiloh : "The colonel and
Capt. Manderson (acting major) held their men steady and deported
themselves as did their officers and men, with coolness and courage
until the colonel ordered them back to a position from under the fire of
the enemy's battery. This position was held until the guns of the enemy
were silenced by the well-directed fire of Capt. Bartlett's battery.
Maj. Edwards (acting lieutenant-colonel) was shot dead from his horse
and a number of privates were killed and wounded." The regiment entered
the battle of Stone's river with 449 men and lost in killed, wounded and
missing, 213 — nearly one-half. The aggregate loss of the regiment at
Chickamauga was 100 men killed, wounded and missing. In the charge at
Missionary ridge it lost 1 man killed and 13 wounded. Seventy men were
killed or wounded in the action at Lovejoy's Station, and the entire
loss of the regiment in the Atlanta campaign was: killed, 2 commissioned
officers and 28 men; wounded, 6 commissioned officers and 96 men ;
missing, 13 men ; total, 145.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2