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60th Ohio Infantry (USA), US Civil War

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60th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Organized at Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, February to April, 1864. Left State for Alexandria, Va., April 21, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE - Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May 3-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Ny River May 10. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion July 30, 1864. Six-Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Reconnoissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Road October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Ratcher's Run, October 27-28. (Co. "K" organized November and December, 1864); 9th and 10th Independent Companies Sharpshooters as Companies "G" and "H," February 25, 1865.) Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Surrender of Lee and his army at Appomattox Court House April 9. Moved to Alexandria, Va., April 21-28. Duty there and at Washington, D. C., till July. Grand Review at Washington May 23. Mustered out July 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 110 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 130 Enlisted men by disease. Total 243.



One Year's Service 1862-1863

Company A Adams, Brown, Clark, Fayette, Highland and Ross Counties

Company B Adams, Highland, Gallia, Noble and Ross Counties

Company C Fayette County

Company D Highland and Ross Counties

Company E Clark, Highland and Ross Counties

Company F Highland and Ross Counties

Company G Gallia and Ross Counties

Company H Fayette, Gallia and Ross Counties

Company I Fayette and Gallia Counties

Company K Adams, Brown, Clermont and Noble Counties

Three Year's Service 1864-1865

Company A Franklin County

Company B Wayne County

Company C Ashtabula and Greene Counties

Company D Belmont and Ross Counties

Company E Morgan and Tuscarawas Counties

Company F Clinton and Meigs Counties

Company G Cuyahoga and Guernsey Counties

Company H Cuyahoga and Henry Counties

Company I Hamilton, Mercer and Montgomery Counties

Company K Hamilton County


Battles & Engagements:

  • Battle of Harpers Ferry
  • Battle of the Wilderness
  • Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
  • Battle of Totopotomoy Creek
  • Battle of Cold Harbor
  • Siege of Petersburg
  • Battle of the Crater
  • Appomattox Campaign
  • Third Battle of Petersburg


60th Ohio Infantry History

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