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25th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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25th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 3, 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
Twenty-fifth Infantry. Cols., James A. Jones, William P. Richardson; Lieut.-Cols., George Webster, James F. Charlesworth, Jeremiah Williams, Nathaniel Haughton; Majs., John W. Bowlus, Carrington E. Randall, Edward C. Culp. "This regiment was organized at Columbus, Ohio, in June and July, 1861, to serve three years. Co. D was permanently detached as the 12th battery, Ohio light artillery, March 17, 1862. A new company was organized in Oct., 1864, to serve one year, and assigned to this regiment as Co. D. The original members (except veterans) were mustered out July 16, 1864, and Co. D Oct. 16, 1865, by reason of expiration of term of service. The organization, composed of veterans and recruits, was retained in service until June 18, 1866, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the war department." (Official Army Register.) It fought at Cheat mountain, Greenbrier, Camp Allegheny, Huntersville, Monterey, McDowell, Cross Keys, Freeman's ford, Second Battle of Bull Run, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Hagerstown, Fort Wagner, Honey hill, Deveaux neck, Gregory's landing, occupation of Charleston, Swift creek, and several minor actions. At Greenbrier, W. Va., the regiment was the last to leave the field ; at Camp Allegheny it lost 9 killed and 75 severely wounded ; it opened the battle of McDowell, Va., by a charge, in which the enemy was driven from his position, and remained until the last regiment had retired, when it covered the retreat, its loss in the engagement being 9 killed and 56 wounded. At Cross Keys its loss was 8 killed, 54 wounded and 2 missing, and in the second battle of Bull Run 10 killed, 78 wounded and 22 missing. In the engagement at Chancellorsville, out of 444 men engaged its total loss was 174. It went into action at Gettysburg with 220 men and lost 20 killed, 113 wounded and 50 missing, the majority of the officers having been killed or wounded, and at the close of the battle the regiment was commanded by a first lieutenant. At Honey hill, S. C, the regiment's loss in killed and wounded was 150, and of these 16 were commissioned officers. At Deveaux neck and Gregory's landing it lost 54 men killed and wounded.

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

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