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Army of the Ohio (USA), US Civil War

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  • Pvt. James H. Shank, (USA) (1830 - 1865)
    James H. Shank. 175th Ohio Co G. Mustered Sept.24, 1864 at age 34 for 1 year service. Captured Nov. 25, 1864 in action at Block House No. 14, Tennessee and Alabama Railroad; died Jan. 21, 1865, in rebe...
  • Pvt. Martin S. Shank, (USA) (1820 - 1916)
    Civil War Veteran. Beer's 1882 Hist. of Clinton Co. Page 1080 Martin Shank, farmer, P.O. Blanchester, son of Henry & Mary (Mann)Shank, was born in Virginia in 1820. His parents came to Marion Township ...
  • Michael Risner (USA) (1837 - 1910)
    Biography: Michael married Martha Hamilton Feb. 5 1862 in Morgan County, Kentucky. Military: Enlisted in Company F, Kentucky 14th Infantry Regiment on 30 Aug 1863.Mustered out on 12 May 1864 at L...
  • Major General William Sooy Smith (USA) (1830 - 1916)
    William Sooy Smith (July 22, 1830 – March 4, 1916) was a West Point graduate and career United States Army officer who rose through the ranks to become a brigadier general in the Union Army du...
  • Pvt. Calvin Lucius Peck, (USA) (1823 - 1862)
    Calvin Peck enlisted in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company A, Ohio 24th Infantry Regiment on 06 Jun 1861. He died of acute dysentery in General Hospital 4 in New Albany, Indiana on...

The Army of the Ohio was the name of two Union armies in the American Civil War. The first army became the Army of the Cumberland and the second army was created in 1863.

Commanders

  • Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell (November 15, 1861 – October 24, 1862) also department commander until March 11
  • Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans (October 24 – October 30, 1862) became the Army of the Cumberland
  • Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside (March 25 – December 9, 1863) also department commander
  • Maj. Gen. John G. Foster (December 9, 1863 – February 9, 1864) also department commander
  • Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield (February 9 – September 14, 1864) also department commander
  • Maj. Gen. Jacob D. Cox (September 14 – October 22, 1864)
  • Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield (October 22, 1864 – February 2, 1865)
  • Maj. Gen. Jacob D. Cox (February 2 – February 9, 1865)
  • Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield (February 9 – March 31, 1865) also commander of the Department of North Carolina

Major Battles and Campaigns

Orders of Battle

Sources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_of_the_Ohio http://www.civilwarhome.com/armyofohio.htm