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Resigned December 7, 1861.

Resigned as Second Lieutenant August 9, 1862.

Promoted December 31, 1862, to Captain.

Killed in action December 31 1S63.

Died Jan. 12, 1863; Horn w lids rue d Dec. 31, '62.

Resigned October 23, 1863.

Promoted to Captain.

Killed at Ohickaumura September 25, 1863.

Promoted to Captain.

Promoted March 1, 1863.

Killed at Peachtree Creek, Ga., July 20, 1S64.

Resigned October 24, 1863.

Mustered out October 10, 1S64.

Mustered out March 25, 1865.

Mustered out October 10, 1864.

Mustered out October 10, 1864.

.Mustered out October 10, 1864.

Mustered out March 12, 1865.

.Mustered out October 10, 1864.

Mastered out October 10, 1864.

Promoted to command detachment. [9,1862.

Promoted December 8, 1861 ; Resigned August

Promoted October 8, 1862.

Promoted October 2, 1862, to First Lieutenant.

Promoted October 8, 1862, to First Lieutenaut.

Promoted to First Li-ntenant.

Promoted March 2, 1862, to First Lieutenant.

Promoted Sept. 17, 1862, to First Lieutenant.

Resigned July 17, 1862.

Promoted December 31, 1862.

Promoted Decembers, 1861.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.

Declined.

Promoted Dec. 31, 1S62, to First Lieutenant.

Promoted March 1, 1862, to First Lieutenant.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.

Resigned April 3, 1863.

Resigned July 24, 1863.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.

Mustered out December 19, 1864.

Never mustered.

Never mustered.

Ne\er mustered.

Promoted to First Lieutenant.



Second Ohio Infantey.



SECOND OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.



THE SECOND OHIO was organized at Camp Dennison, in August and September,
1861. Before this period it had served in the three months' campaign, and partici-
pated in the first "flurry" of the war around Washington City. In the organization
for three years, the majority of the field, line, and staff had seen service in different capacities
in the three months' service, many of them participating in the first eastern campaign of the
regiment, including its honorable service at the first Bull Bun.

In September, 1861, the regiment, with a full complement of olficers and over nine hun-
dred men, crossed the Ohio Biver, and by direction of General O. M. Mitchel, then in command
at Cincinnati, moved by the way of Paris and Mount Sterling, to Olympian Springs, in Easteru
Kentucky. As it was the first regiment of National soldiers ever seen in that section of the
State, both officers and men resolved to do their very best, by good conduct and courteous
treatment, to show the citizens that the Yankees were not so bad as they had been represented.
The result was, that the regiment left behind it a fair name, which is yet adverted to in the sec-
tion of country in which they were encamped.

At Olympian Springs the Second was engaged in scouting and intercepting the numerous
bands from Central Kentucky on their way to join the Bebel army in the South, induced thereto
by Buckner and John C. Breckinridge.

On the 22d of October the regiment made a forced night march of nearly thirty miles, sur-
prised, at West Liberty, and totally defeated a band of Bebels under Jack May, inflicting some
loss to the enemy in killed and wounded, and coming off scathless. Subsequently joining the
command of General Nelson, it participated in a movement toward Prestonburg, causing its
evacuation by the enemy. The Second also assisted in the repulse of the Bebels at Ivy Mount-
ain, quite a spirited affair, in which it suffered the loss of one man killed and one officer, (Cap-
tain Bcrryhill), and seven men wounded. The enemy was pursued to Piketon, Kentucky, and
with the balance of the force the regiment marched down the Big Sandy to Louisa, Kentucky ;
thence to Louisville by water.

At Louisville the regiment was brigaded with other troops under the command of Colonel
Joshua W. Sill, attached to the division of General O. M. Mitchel.

The winter months of 1861-2 were spent in cantonments at Bacon Creek, where they per-
fected themselves in drill and discipline, preparatory to entering upon the arduous work before
them. In the month of February, 1862, the division moved in the advance of the Army of the
Ohio, Major-General D. C. Buell commanding, on Bowling Green, Gallatin, and Nashville,
occupying the last-named place.

When, in March, the main body of General Buell's army marched to the assistance of Gen-
eral Grant at Pittsburg Landing, General O. M. Mitchel' s division, to which the Second Ohio
was attached, moved on Murfreesboro', Shelbyville, Fayetteville, and Huntsville. The regiment
on this march was engaged in several small affairs with the enemy on the line of the Memphis
and Charleston Bailroad, the most considerable of which, at Widow's Creek, near Bridgeport,
resulted in the dispersion of a force placed to dispute the passage of the creek, and the capture
of their camp equipage. The Second Ohio was also with the column that first occupied Bridge-
port, and destroyed the railroad bridge at that point across the Tennessee Biver.

When General Bragg, by his invasion of Kentucky, caused our forces to fall back on Lou-
isville, the Second Ohio, then stationed at Battle Creek, Tennessee, moved across the mountains



24 Ohio in the War.

rna Manchester, Murfreesboro', Nashville, Bowling Green, Green River, and Louisville, under
command of Lieutenant-Colonel Kell, Colonel Harris being in command of the brigade. In
the re-organization of the army at Louisville, the regiment was assigned to Rosseau's division
in General McCook's left wing, and with two divisions of that command participated in the
well-contested battle of Perryville or Chaplin Hills, fought on the 8th of October, 1862, losing
in the action nearly forty per cent, of all engaged. Captains Berry hill and Herrel, and twenty-
seven enlisted men, were killed; and Captains Beatty, Maxwell, and McCoy, and eighty-seven
enlisted men, wounded. "With the army, the Second Ohio continued in pursuit of the enemy
up to Crab Orchard. Finding it impracticable to pursue the fleeing Confederates further, or
supposing so, at least, General Buell turned the head of his column toward Nashville again,
reaching that city on the 26th of February, 1862. On the march, however, General Buell had
been superseded in the command of the army, by General Wm. S. Rosecrans. On the 30th of
October, 1862, the new order of things commenced. The new chief took hold of matters ener-
getically, the name of the department was changed, and the army itself rebaptized as the "Army
of the Cumberland." The new General took personal command at Bowling Green, on the 1st
day of November, and established his head-quarters, temporarily, at that point. The Rebel
army was still making its difficult way over the rugged mountains of East Tennessee, with a
wide detour, via Chattanooga, toward Murfreesboro'. General Breckinridge was at Murfreesboro'
with a strong division, and Nashville itself was invested by a large force of enterprising Rebel
cavalry. That city was held by a fine division of troops under General Negley, and was con-
sidered safe in their hands. The Rebels could not concentrate for its assault before General
Rosecrans could move to its relief. General Rosecrans, therefore, contented himself with keep-
ing his communications open with Nashville, and entered energetically into the important work
of perfecting the re-organization of his command, and repairing the railroad and bridges, over
which the whole subsistence of the army would necessarily have to be transported. As a pru-
dent General, he did not wish to arrive at his terminus or base without the certainty of being
able to subsist his men steadily, and without greater interruption than the ordinary casualties of
war, and wear and tear of railroad machinery. Lines of couriers connecting with Nashville
and the various camps were established; maps of the country were collected from every source;
and business of every kind pertaining to the campaign was thoroughly systematized and rapidly
dispatched. Discontent in the army was almost overwhelming, but the General found a way to
correct it. Impartiality was his text, and he adhered to it strictly. Furloughs, resignations, and
sick-leaves were summarily stopped, and every officer required to rigidly enforce the " rules and
regulations," and to shape his exertions and labor with an eye and aim singly to the good of the
service. Working to this end, and to this purpose, as one man, the object was attained, and the
" Army of the Cumberland " marched into Nashville a thoroughly organized and effective
"machine" with which to operate against the Herculean efforts of the Rebel hosts in their front.

The division to which the regiment was attached had in the meantime been assigned to
the Fourteenth Army Corps, General Geo. H. Thomas, in which command it remained up to
Atlanta, and participated in all the marches and battles of that distinguished corps.

On the 31st of December, 1862, in the battle of Stone River, the Second Ohio was closely
engaged, and suffered serious loss. Its Colonel, John Kell, was killed at the head of the
regiment ; Major Maxwell was slightly wounded ; Captain Hazlett, Lieutenants Chambers and
Van Horn, and seven enlisted men, were also killed, and a large number of men wounded. In
this action the regiment, with the assistance of Guenther's Battery H, Fourth Artillery, cap-
tured the colors of the Thirty-Second regiment Arkansas volunteers.

Murfreesboro' was occupied until the spring of 1863, when a forward movement was made by
the Army of the Cumberland. The month of June found General Rosecrans on the " war-path "
toward Tullahoma and Shelbyville, where the Rebel General Bragg had strongly fortified his
lines. The advance of the National forces was not very vigorously contested ; but several quite
spirited affairs occurred, in one of which, at Hoover's Gap, the Second suffered the loss of one
man killed and two wounded.



Second Ohio Infantry. 25

Chickamauga was the next battle-ground. In this hotly-contested engagement the regiment
lost Lieutenant Geo. Landrum (detached on General Thomas' staff) killed, Lieutenant-Colonel
Maxwell (then in command) wounded, Major Beatty, Adjutant John Thomas, Captains Randall
and Gallagher, and Lieutenants Tetor and Purlier captured. Aggregate loss in this engage-
ment, one hundred and eighty-three officers and men, killed, wounded, and missing.

After falling back into the intrenchments at Chattanooga, they remained in that prison-
house until the 24th of November, 1862, when the brigade to which the Second was attached was
sent to the assistance of General Hooker, on Lookout Mountain, in his celebrated battle above the
clouds. In the night engagement the regiment lost four enlisted men killed, and Captain James
Warnock, Lieutenant John Emory, and nine enlisted men were wounded. In the battle of
Mission Ridge, which occurred on the succeeding day, the regiment made its way to the crest
with slight loss, and captured the colors of the Thirty-Eighth Alabama volunteers. The Second,
with its brigade, pursued the enemy to Ringgold, Georgia, at which place a halt was made.

In the reconnoissance to Buzzard's Roost, in February, 1864, the Second was in the advance,
and developed the strength of the enemy's position before Dalton.

In the following May the regiment formed a portion of Sherman's force for the Atlanta cam-
paign, and on the 14th of that month, at Resaca, suffered heavily in an attempt, to carry by
assault the enemy's intrenched position. In this action Captain Jacob Fottrell and twelve
enlisted men were killed, and Captains Staley and Mitchel, and twenty -seven enlisted men
wounded.

The Second Ohio then moved with the division through Georgia to the Chattahoochie River,
and took part in the battle at Peachtree Creek, July 21, 1864, whdre First Lieutenant and Adju-
tant John W. Thomas (acting on the staff of the brigade commander) was killed — the last man
of the regiment to offer up his life for the cause.

The regiment remained in front of Atlanta until August 1, 1864, when orders were received
to march to Chattanooga, preparatory to final discharge. After several unsuccessful chases after
the Rebel General Wheeler, within the space of four weeks, the regiment was finally sent to
Columbus, Ohio, where, after thirty-eight months of active service, it was honorably discharged
and mustered out of the United States service.

It is impossible, owing to the loss of official papers, to give the exact casualties of the regi-
ment. When mustered in, it was nearly up to the maximum strength. It received about one
hundred and fifty recruits ; thirty -three enlisted as veterans, and about three hundred and fifty
were mustered out. The number of men and officers killed in battle was one hundred and
eleven; wounded, (including those wounded more than once), four hundred and twenty-five.

The nucleus of this regiment, like that of the Sixth and others raised in Cincinnati, wag
found in one of the independent peace organizations of the city. It was commanded through
part of its career by Colonel L. A. Harris (late mayor of Cincinnati), and a native of that city.



26



Ohio ix the War.



3d REGIMENT OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.



ROSTER. THREE MONTHS' SERVICE.



DATE OF RANK.



COM. ISSUED.



Colonel

Lt. Colonel....

Major

Surgeon

Asst. Surgeon

Captain

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Ist.Lieuteu ut
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
2d Lieutenant
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.



ISAAC II. MARROW

John Bkattv

J. Warren Keifer

Robert it. McMeans

II. II. Sf.vs

0. A. Lawsou

J. II. Wins

Joseph M, Dana

James Cornelius Vanauda

Kphraim 1'. Abbott

\Y . Clement Rossman

Owen T. Turncy

Leonidas KcDogal

David Colvin Rose

Henry Cope

K. D. House

W. II. Sag-

Nelson H. Van Vorhes

Joel E. Thompson

George Esan

Jerome Buckingham

James Mara ,

Leroy S. Bell

John McNeil

Asa H. Batton

William A. Swayze

W. L. Patterson

A. M. Goodspeed

A/el Babb Smith

John H. Johnson

James Smith Wilson

E. T. McGill

Francis P. Dale

James St. John

James F. Smith

John Nelson



\pril 27, 1861



May
April



Nov.
May

April



Nov.
May

April



Nov.
Aug.



April 27, 1861



27,



I' 1 .
J'-N

is,

23,

i«!

3D,

i, i860

3, 1861

M, "

26, "

IP, "

1!', "

23, "

22, "
l'.l, "
30, "

1, I860

3, 1861

19, "

30, "

19, "

in, "

23, "

19, "

30, "

1, I860

14, 1861



May
April



Nov.
May
April



Nov.
May
April



Nov.
Aug.



29,
2,
3,

19,

27,



22,



19,

30,
1, I860
3, 1861
19, "
26, "
19, "
19, "
23, "

22, "
19, "
3d, "

1, I860
3, 1861
19, "
»i, "
19, "
19. "

23, "
22 "
19, "
30, "

1, I860
14, 1861



ROSTER, THREE YEARS' SERVICE.



DATE OF RANK.



COM. ISSUED.



Colonel

Do

Do

Lt. Colonel....

Do

Do

Do

Major

Do

Do

Do

Surgeon

Do

Asst, Surgeon
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.

Chaplaiu

Captain

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do

Do



ISAAC n. MARROW

JOHN BEATTY

ORRIS A. LAWSON

John B batty

J. Warren Keifer

Orris A. Lawson

James II. Wing

J. Warren Keifer

Orris A. Lawson

James II. Wing

James C. Van am da

R. R. McMeans

William L. Peck

II. 11. Sets

F. C. Clason

T. J. Eaton

J. N. Kinsman

Wesley II. Race

E. A. Strong

Orris A. Lawson

James H. Wing

Joseph M. Dana

James C. Vananda

Kphraim P. Abbott

William Clement Rossman

Leonidas McDogal

Henrv E. Ounard

Asa II. Batton

Philip Fithian

John G. Mitchell

Elitha D. House

Wesley L. Patterson

Leroy S. Bell

Charles Byron

James M. Inibra



12,



June 12,
Feb'ry 12,
Nov. 29,
June 12,
Feb'ry 12,
Sept. 16,
Nov. 29,
June 12,
Feb'ry 12,

Sept. 16,

Nov.
June
Nov.
June 12,
Aug. 21,
Julv

Sept. I,

Oct. 6,

June 27,

11,

11,



11,

" 20,

Dec 21,

Feb'ry 28,

April 9,

Aug. 4,

Sept. :;,



June 12,
Feb'ry 12,
April 9,
June 12,
Feb'ry 12,
Sept. 22,
April 9,
June 12,
Feb'ry 12,
Sept. 22,
April 9,
June 12,
Dec. 2,
June 12,
Aug. 29,
Feb'ry ID,
Sept. 1,
Oct. 6,
Aug.

June 11,
H,
11,



Feb'ry 28,
May 1,
A ug. 28,



IS61
1862

1863
1861
1862
1861
1862
l -iv:,



Resigned Feb'ry 4, 1862.

Appointed Brig. Gen. Vols., Nov. 29, 1862.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Promoted and appointed Col. 110 0. V. I.

Resigned September 30, 1862.

Promoted,

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Mustered out Jim" 21. 1S64.

Died October 30, 1862.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Mustered out Julv 3, 1864.

Honorably discharged August 19, 1863.

Commissioned returned.

Dei lined. Returned commission.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Resigned December 9, 1861.

Promoted.

Resigned September 3, 1862
Mustered out June 21, 1*4
Killed Octobers, 1862.

Killed October 8, 180.

Resigned April 9, 1862.

Resigned August I, 1862.

Appointed Lt. Col. li:tth 0. V. I. Sept. 3, I8f2.

Resigned November 12, 1862.

Resigned February 18, 1863.

Mustered out June 21, lsiil.

Mustered out December 16, 1S6I.

Mustered out June 21. 1»64.



Thikd Ohio Infantry.



27



DATE OF RANK.



COM. ISSUED.



Captain.
Do. .
Do. .
Do. .
Do. .
Do. .
Do. .
lBt Lieutenant

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.
id Lieutenant

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.
' Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Do.



James St. John

William A. Sway/.e....
Edward M. Driscoil....

Beuj. C. G. Reed

A. K. Taylor

John B. Mclioberts....

John D. Whiting

Elitha D. House

.Vesiey L. Patterson...

iiarl A. Cranston

Joel K-. Thomson

Charles Allen

Jerome B. Ebert

Luroy a. B-.i

James St. John

James M, Imbra

John Ritchie

John G. Mitchell

A. K. Taylor

Silas Pruden

[jyne S. Sullivani

Stephen D. Carpenter.

William A. Swavze

James S. Wilson

JPranb P. Dale

Edward M. Driscoil....

Calvin L. Starr

Charles Bvron

John B. McKoberts

Benj. C. G. Heed

John D. Whiting ,

Abraham Wolback

John Bichey

Samuel B. Piper

Joel G. Blue

Kimball C. Wells

David J. Kissinger..,..
Thus. B. Stevenson ....

William A. Curry

Oliver 1'. B, lines

John C. Roney

William A. Swayze

Wilbur II. Sage

S.las l'ruden

Stephen I). Carpenter..
Richard 11. Johnson...

James S. Wilson

Frank P. Dale

Joseph D. More

Calvin L. Starr ,

Edward M. Driscoil.....

John B. McRoberts

Benj. C. G. Heed

Charles Bvron

John D. Whiting

Joel G. Blue

Charles llivliug

Samuel B. l'iper

Kimball C. Wells

George W. Fish

Thomas B. Stevenson..

David J. Kissinger

Albert G. Brush

Oliver 1'. Barnes

William A. Curry

John C. Roney

Charles A. Maxwell....

George W. Bailey

John W. Elim

David II. Harris

Charles Trownsell.

Edwin Reid

James Murdoek

Michael D. King

George L. Wells



Sept.
Nov.
Oct.



16, 181)2
12, "



Eeb'ry IS, 186.1

Jan. 1, "

June 11, 186]

11, "

II, "

" 11, "

" II, "

11, "

" 11, "

" 11, "

11, "

" 20, "

Aug. 1, . "

Dec. 21,' "

Jan. II, 1862

11, "

Feb'ry 2,s, "

" 2s, "

March 12, "

" 29, "
April
June
Aug.
Dec.
Aug.
Sept.



Oct.
Nov.
Dec.



Feb'ry

Jan.

June



S).



Feb'ry is,
Jan. 1
June 11,



July
Aug.
Dec.
Jan.



" 21,

Feb'ry 28,

March V>\

Feb'ry 28,

April 9,

June 3(1,

.March 2'.\

Aug. 4,

Dec. 21,

Aug, 19,

Sept. hi,

Oct, 8,

" ,s ,

Nov. 12,

Oct. 8,

Nov. 24,

Feb'ry is,

Jan. 1,



Dec. 21,

Jan. ;i,

11,

Feb'ry 2-,

March 20,'
May 1,

June 30,
Aug. 28,

Sept. 8,



Oct.
Dec.



Feb'ry 2(i,

Jan, 10,

June 11,

" H,

" l'i

" 11,

11,

II,

II,

" 11,

" 11,



Dec. 21,
Jan. 11,

Feb'rv 28,'
March 20,
May 1,
1,
June .",
July 22



Oct.
Dec.



Feb'ry 26,
July 9,



Killed Octobers, 1862.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

.Mustered out December 19, 1864.

Mustered out August 12, 1864.

M nstered out June 21, 1864.

Mustered out June 20, 1864.

Mustered out May 30, 186a.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Resigned October — , 1861.

designed March 12, 1862.

Appointed Captain and C. S., Feb'ry — , 1863.

Resigned February 8, 1862

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Resigned March 29, 1862.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Resigned June 30, 1S62.

Declined.

Mustered out March 12, 1865.

Promoted.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Resigned August 9, 1862.

Promoted.

Killed Octobers, 1S62.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Mustered, out December 19, 1864.

Mustered out March 27, 186").

Mustered out January 5, 1864.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Mustered out June 21, 1865.

Musteivd out August 12, 1864.

Died in rebel prison September 29, 1861.

Mustered out March 12, 186.-).

Mustered out March 12, 1865.

Promoted.

Resigned September 6, 1861. t

Promoted.

Promoted.

Resigned August 23, 1861.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Killed at Elk-water, Virginia.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Commission returned.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Mustered out June 21, 1S64.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Resigned November 24, 1862.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Promoted.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

31 nstered out June 21, 1864.

Mustered out June 21, ism.

Mustered out June 21, 1364.

Mustered out December 19, 1S64.

.Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Mustered out March 27, 1865.

Mustered out June 21, 1864.



28 Ohio in the War.



THIRD OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.



LIKE a majority of the regiments raised under President Lincoln's first proclamation,
the Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry served under two separate terms of enlistment,
April 16, 1801, and May 3, 1SG1, the first for three months and the latter for three years.

The regiment was organized in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, at "Camp Jackson," the
organization being completed by the 21st of April, and the most rigid drill being at once insti-
tuted. On the 27th of April it was mustered into the United States service. An election by
ballot was held for field officers, which resulted in the choice of Isaac Marrow, of Columbus,
Ohio, for Colonel ; John Beatty, of Morrow county, for Lieutenant-Colonel ; and J. Warren
Keiier, of Clark county, for Major.

On the 2Sth of April, the right wing of the regiment was sent to Camp Dennison, with
orders to break ground and prepare a suitable camping place for the regiment. A newly-
planted cornfield on the west side of the railroad was selected, and, without blankets, tents, or
other covering, this detachment of the regiment passed its first night of field service.

On the 30th the remainder of the regiment arrived, bringing with it lumber and tools, with
which the hien soon constructed comfortable quarters. Throughout the month of May the regi-
ment lay in this camp, and during that time was subjected to the most thorough discipline and
drill — that is, so far as drill could be carried by soldiers devoid of arms or uniforms. Near the
last of May the men were supplied with an assortment of old arms, flint-locks altered to per-
cussion, and a small lot of blouses and gray pants.

Before orders for the field arrived, a considerable portion of the three months' term had
expired ; and volunteers for three years being called for, the Third re-enlisted with alacrity and
enthusiasm. Recruiting parties were sent out, and on the 12th day of June, 1861, the regiment
re-organized by re-electing their officers with great unanimity.

On the 20th of January, 18G2, the regiment was supplied with arms and uniforms, and
ordered to proceed to Grafton, Virginia, then the seat of war. It was an event at that early
day to witness the transportation of a regiment of men in war's full panoply, and the people
along the line of railway by which the regiment moved (via Columbus and Xenia, and Central
Ohio) assembled in crowds at every station, and bid the soldier boys God speed with tearful
eyes and earnest prayers.

The regiment arrived at Bellair on the 22d of June, in time to claim the honor of being the
first three years' regiment to leave the State. Crossing the Ohio River to the town of Benwood,
it was supplied with the first instalment of ammunition. Grafton was reached on the 23d,



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