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4th Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 years)

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4th 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     View Entire Book

Regimental History
Fourth Infantry. (Three Years' Service.) Cols., Lorin Andrews, John S. Mason, James H. Godman ; Lieut.-Cols., James Cantwell, Leonard W. Carpenter; Majs., George Weaver, Gordon A. Stewart. The following account of the 3d infantry is taken from the Official Army Register, p. 52: "This regiment was organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, in June, 1861, to serve three years. The original members (except veterans) were mustered out June 21, 1864, by reason of expiration of term of service, and the veterans and recruits, together with the veterans and recruits of the 8th regiment Ohio volunteer infantry, were consolidated and designated the 4th battalion Ohio infantry. This organization was formed, as stated, June 26, 1864, and was mustered out July 12, 1865, in accordance with orders from the war department." The following list of battles includes all those in which the 4th Ohio infantry bore an honorable part: Rich mountain, Romney (first and second), W. Va. ; Winchester, Front Royal, Port Republic, Va. ; Antietam, Md. ; Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Va. ; Gettysburg, Pa. ; Bristoe Station, Mine Run (operations at), Wilderness, Po river, Spottsylvania, North Anna river, Totopotomy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Deep Bottom and Reams' station, Va. At Fredericksburg it received the first fire of the Confederate artillery on the right of the Union line. At Chancellorsville it engaged the enemy, captured a stand of colors and over 100 prisoners, among whom were 9 commissioned officers. It was one of the three regiments at Gettysburg that drove the Confederates from Cemetery hill, after they had driven a part of the 11th corps from the field and had gained possession of two Union batteries. During its service the regiment marched 1,975 miles, and traveled by railroad and transport 2,279 miles, making an aggregate of 4,254 miles traveled.

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

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