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64th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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64th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 5, 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
Sixty-fourth Infantry. Cols., James M. Forsythe, John Ferguson, Alexander McIlvane; Lieut.-Cols., Isaac Gass, John J. Williams, Robert C. Brown, Samuel M. Wolff; Majs., William W. Smith, Samuel L. Coulter, Norman K. Brown. This regiment was organized at Camp Buckingham, Mansfield, from Nov. 6, to Dec. 14, 1861, to serve for three years. The original members (except veterans) were mustered out at dififerent dates, from Dec. 10, 1864, to May 31, 1865, by reason of expiration of term of service, and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits, retained in service until Dec. 3, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the war department. The following is a list of battles, in which this regiment bore an honorable part, as given by the Official Army Register ; Shiloh, Tenn. ; siege of Corinth, Miss. ; Stone's river, Tenn. ; Chickamauga, Ga. ; Chattanooga, Missionary ridge, Tenn. ; Rocky Face ridge, Resaca, Adairsville, Dallas, Kennesaw mountain, Peachtree creek, siege of Atlanta, Jonesboro, Lovejoy's Station, Ga., Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville, Tenn. Co. A was the only one of the regiment that succeeded in getting into action at Shiloh. Of about 300 engaged, it lost in the battle of Stone's river 75 men killed and wounded. The first day of the battle of Chickamauga it was closely engaged and also on the second day until after dark loss in this battle in killed, wounded and missing over 100 men. At Rocky Face ridge 21 were killed and 65 wounded. At Resaca the regiment lost several men killed and wounded.

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

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