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Army of the Ohio (USA), US Civil War

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  • 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...
  • Pvt. John Leonard Downing, (USA) (1823 - 1863)
    John Downing enlisted in Company G, Ohio 59th Infantry Regiment on 14 Oct 1862. He was killed on 19 Sep 1863 during the Battle of Chickamauga.
  • Lt. General John M. Schofield (USA), U.S. Secretary of War (1831 - 1906)
    John McAllister Schofield (September 29, 1831 – March 4, 1906) was an American soldier who held major commands during the American Civil War. He later served as U.S. Secretary of War and comma...
  • Pvt. Abraham D. Skidgel, Jr. (USA) (1843 - 1917)
    Abraham Skidgel enlisted in Company D, Indiana 74th Infantry Regiment on 21 Jul 1862. Mustered out on 09 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC.

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