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Jackson had attacked the army, now under General James Shields (General Lander having
suddenly died). The Sixty-Second arrived on the held just as the battle had fairly commenced,
and took position on the center of the line in support of a battery. This position was occupied
until near nightfall, when the regiment was ordered forward on the double-quick, in time to wit-
ness the enemy defeated and fl.ving, leaving their wounded and dead upon the field. On the
following day the army marched in pursuit, passing through Strasburg. The Sixty-Second went
into camp three miles south of that place. The next morning (the 25th) it moved to Mount Jack-
son, near which it had a skirmish with the enemy. The regiment then returned to Edinburg,
Virginia, and remained there in camp until April 17th. It then moved forward again, through
Mount Jackson, arriving at New Market on the 18th.

On May 2d the regiment left New Market, and marched up the Valley as far as Harrison-
burg, Virginia, and on the 4th again fell back to a point within five miles of New Market.

On May 12th the regiment commenced one of its hardest marches. Passing through New
Market it crossed the first range of mountains east of the Shenandoah (via Swift's Gap), and,
fording the eastern branch of the Shenandoah, ended its first day's march at Luray. On May
13th and 14th it made Cheat Gap and Great Cross Roads. At the last-named point it had a
slight skirmish, the enemy retreating.

On May 16th the march was resumed, the route leading through Warrenton on the 17th,
and Catlett's Station on the 18th. The regiment then marched to Falmouth, where, on the
25th, it was reviewed by the President of the United States, General Shields, and General
McDowell.

On May 24th the regiment received orders to return to Western Virginia. It started
toward the Shenandoah on the 24th, and passed through Catlett's Station, Manassas Junction,



Sixty-Second Ohio Infantry. 369

Hay Market, Rectortown, Front Royal, Luray, and Columbia Bridge, reaching the last-named
place June 5th. On that day it made a forced march to within five miles of Port Republic,
where the two advance brigades of the army met the enemy under Stonewall Jackson, and, after
a fierce struggle, lasting some hours, were compelled to retreat, with heavy loss, to Columbia
Bridge and Luray. The regiment arrived at the last-named place on June 10th.

On June 15th and 16th it marched to Front Eoyal, encamped there until the 20th, and
then resumed its march across the mountains via Manassas Gap. It reached White Plains on the
24th, and Bristol Station on the 28th of June. It left Bristol Station on the same day, and
arrived at Alexandria in the evening.

On June 30th the Sixty-Second went on board of transports and sailed for Fortress Monroe.
Thence it was taken to Harrison's Landing, and sent to the front on picket-duty. On the 4th of
July it had a skirmish with the enemy, and continued on picket-duty until August 15th. The
regiment occupied the extreme left of the army under General McClellan.

On the ICth of August it moved in the famous retreat down the Peninsula to Yorktown and
Fortress Monroe. From Fortress Monroe the regiment was taken to Suffolk, from which point, on the
21st of September, it made a reconnoissance to Black Water. A second and third reconnoissance
was made from this place. On October 24th the regiment had a skirmish, in which it succeeded
in killing and wounding several of the enemy, captured some prisoners and two pieces of artillery.
A fourth and last reconnoissance was made on December 12th, during which the regiment had a
heavy skirmish with the enemy.

On December 31st the regiment moved from Suffolk to Norfolk, and on January 4, 1863,
went by transports to Beaufort, North Carolina, and from there by rail to Newbern, North Caro-
lina. On January 25th it sailed to Port Royal, South Carolina, and disembarked on the 8th of
February, on St. Helena Island. Lying in camp here for some weeks, it again embarked on trans-
ports and went to Coal Island.

On April 3d the regiment crossed over to Folly Island, and on April 7th to Morris Island,
where, after two hours of desperate fighting, the enemy was driven into their intrenchments with
great loss. The force captured fourteen siege guns, and the camp and garrison equipage, and
some prisoners from the Rebels.

On July ISth, 1863, Fort Wagner was assaulted. In this desperate affair the Sixty-Second
lost one hundred and fifty men killed, wounded, and missing. In this charge Lieutenant-
Colonel C. F. Steele and Adjutant Daniel C. Liggett were wounded, as also were Captain
William Edwards of company A ; Lieutenants A. J. Fouts of company B; S. B. Larimer and
G. S. Brownell of company C ; Lieutenants S. D. Hopper of company E, and P. B. Johnson
of company F. Lieutenants William Brading of company C, and J. M. Paul of company
I, were killed. A scene during the charge is thus described by a person who participated in
the assault :

" The rear division of the Seventh New Hampshire and a portion of the One Hundredth
New York, massed together, crossed the ditch, and essayed to get a footing from one point, while
the Sixty-Second and Sixty-Seventh Ohio made an assault on another. One corner of the Fort
only was occupied by the National forces, and that was swept by grape and canister, and
exposed to musketry. The troops looked back, saw they were alone, and began to falter. No
relief came ; and, sad and disappointed, they fell back, and left the field and their dead and
wounded in the hands of the enemy."

The regiment also took part in the siege of Charleston, which lasted from the 10th of
July to the 31st of October, when it returned to Folly Island. On November 5th it went to
Hilton Head.

In January, 1864, the Sixty-Second re-enlisted and received the usual thirty days' veteran
furlough.

On March 3d, 1864, the regiment rendezvoused at Washington City, and was immediately
sent to the front near Petersburg, Virginia. From this time onward the Sixty-Second partici-
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370 Ohio in the War.

pated in the contest that raged about the lines of the Eebel capital. It was hotly engaged on the
9th and 10th of May, and lost heavily in killed and wounded.

On May 20th a portion of the lines fell into the hands of the enemy. The Sixty-Second
was one of the regiments designated to retake the ground. A desperate charge was made, in
which many men were killed and wounded. The enemy's rifle-pits were taken, and his men
driven out. During October it had repeated engagements and lost heavily.

During the spring, summer, and fall of 1864 the Sixty-Second was almost continually under
fire — not a movement could be made without encountering the enemy. The men of the regiment
were compelled to keep an incessant vigil, and, for weeks at a time, dared not throw off their
accouterments.

In the spring of 1865 the Sixty-Second took part in the assault on the Rebel works below
Petersburg. On the 2d of April it was one of the foremost regiments in the assault on Fort Gregg.
It also participated in the action at Appomattox C. H.

About the 1st of September, 1865, the Sixty-Second was consolidated with the Sixty-Seventh
Ohio, and thereafter lost its identity — the name of the Sixty-Seventh being retained.



Sixty-Third Ohio Infantry.



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ROSTER, THREE YEARS' SERVICE.



DATE OF RANK. COM. ISSUED.






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CHAS E. BROWN

WW. E. GlLMORE

Alex. L. Haskins

J. Hunter Odlin

Chas. E. Brown

Oscar L. Jackson

Alex. L. Haskins

J. Hunter Odlin

John W. Fouts .'

Oscar L. Jackson

Isaac L. Crane

Joel Morse

Arthur B. Monohan

Arthur B. Monohan

J. 0. Marsh

John B. McDell

Iohn G. Bingham

Benjamin St. James Fry...

Nathan Pickett

Charles E. Brown

John W. Fouts

Christopher E. Smith

Thomas McCord

Rodney K. Shaw

Chas. J. Titus

Chas. W. McGinuis

Oscar L. Jackson

James Taggart

Otis \V. Pollock

Frank T. Gilmore

Daniel T. Thome

George Wightman

Wm. J. Colliflower

G. \V. Fitzsimmons

Winslow L. Bay

Charles J. McGinuis

Wm. Cornell

John L. Antrim

A. C. Fenner

James A. Gilmore

(jieorge B. Bartlett

Marvin A. Stewart

Thomas J. McCord

Angus McDonald

Charles M. Harrison

J. W. Jenkins

Madison Hoon

Andrew Smith

Clark Huchinsou

Thomas A. P. Champliu....

Frank T. Gilmore

Wlesley J. Tucker

Wm. S. Bradshaw

Mahlon P. Davis

Elias V. Cherry

Henry S. Burt

Otis W. Pollock

Francis A. Gibbons

Wm. Cornell

Louis Schmidt

Holly Skinner

Solomon H. Johnson

Richard B. Cheatham

Nesbit Comley

John W. Browning

Chas. J. McGinuis

Howard Forrer

John L. Antrim

A. C. Fenner

John K. Shirley

James A. Gilmore

Win. H. Cherry

Giles Hinson

Reuben G. Clark

George B. Bartlett

Edward B. Boyd

Andrew J. Howard

Wm. C. Thomas

Marvin A. Stewart

Thomas J. McCord

Aiihus McDonald

Wallace S. Roach

Chas. M. Harrison

J. W. Jenkins



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On detached duty at muster out of regiment.

Resigned July 17, 1862.

Revoked.

Declined.

Promoted to Colonel.

Mustered out with regiment as Major.

Promoted ; honorably disch'ed March 20, '63.

Resigned January 3, 1*63.

Mustered out.

Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel.

Resigned January 28, 1803.

Said to be a mistake; name not on the roll.

Mustered out July 21. 1865.

Promoted to Surgeon.

Resigned October 2, 1862.

Resigned May 31, 1865.

Revoked ; refused to muster.

Mustered out September 27, 1S64; exp. of time.

Resigned July II, 1862.

Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel.

Promoted to Major.

Resigned December 22, 1S62.

Resigned September3, 1862.

Resigned August 31, 1862.

Resigned June 18, 1862.

Resigned September 3, 1862.

Promoted to Major.

Resigned June 23, 1862.

Mustered out with regiment.

Mustered out ; expiration of time.

Died October 5, 1864, in prison, S. 0.

Discharged October 19, 1864.

Resigned August 6, ls64.

Resigned September 17. 1864.

Mustered out with regiment.

Resigned September 26, 1864.

Mustered out.

Declined promotion.

.Mustered out with regiment.

Declined promotion.

Mustered out with regiment.

Declined promotion ; commission returned.

Mustered out with resiment.

Detached in Pioneer Corps.

.Mustered out with regiment.

Mustered out with regiment.

Mustered out with regiment.

Mustered out with regiment.

Declined.

Resigned April 26, 1862.

Promoted to Captain.

Resigned June IS, 1862.

Resigned June 28, 1862.

Resigned May 29, 1862.

Resigned February 16, 1863.

Detailed on staff duty at own request.

Promoted to Captain.

Resigned September 3, 1S62.

Promoted to Captain.

Resigned August 24, 1864.

Promoted to Captain and A. Q. M.

Resigned September 2, 1862.

Died July 18, 1863.

Resigned November 18, 1862.

Resigned September 16, 1864.

Promoted to Captain.

Killed July 22, 1864.

Mustered out May 3, 1S65.

Promoted to Captain.

Resigned February 13, 1863.

Mustered out.

Accidentally killed June 23, 1864.

Resigned October 14, 1S64.

Declined.

Promoted to Captain.

Captain and A. Q. M.

Declined ; returned commission.

Declined.

Returned commission; mustered out.

Promoted to Captain.

Promoted to Captain.

Returned commission.

Promoted to Captain.

Promoted to Captain.



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Wallace C. Bay

David E. Hisi-y

•lohn C. Dowry

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Ubadiah P. Hill

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Augustus Hall.

Robert A. Pollock

Wm. ,1. Johnson

Joseph P. Studabaker....

Win. S. Applebce

John M. Wisehart

.Solomon H. Johnson

Robert Booth

George W. Fitzsimmons

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Wm. G. Banner

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Winslow L. Bay

Wm. H. CIi.miv

Edward B. Boyd

Andrew J. Howard

Wm. 0. Thomas

Lorin B. Jlathcnv

Marvin A. Stewart

Thomas J. McOord

.lames 0. Matheny

Angus McDonal I

Wallace S. Roach

Charles M. Harrison

.1. W. Jenkins

Andrew Smith

Al x. H. Brill

Wm. C. Dngau

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Promoted to Captain.
Mustered out with regiment.
Resigned May 23, 18«5.
Mustered out with regiment.
Mustered out with regiment.

Mustered out with regiment.

Discharged.

Mustered out with regiment.

Mustered out with regiment as A. Q. M.

Mustered out with regiment.

Mustered out with regiment.

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Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
Resigned June 28, 1862,
Promoted to Captain.
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
Resigned January I, 1SB2.
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Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
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Declined.

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Promoted to Captain.
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
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.Mustered out.
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Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
Mustered out.

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Mustered out.

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SIXTY-THIRD OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.



T



HE SIXTY-THIRD OHIO was organized by the consolidation of two battalions
of recruits, known as the Twenty-Second and Sixty-Third Regiments Ohio Volunteer
Infantry. The battalion of the Twenty-Second was recruited at Camp Worthington,
Chillicothe, Ohio, and furnished for the new organization six companies, A, B, E, H, I, and K.
The battalion of the Sixty-Third was recruited at Marietta, Ohio.

The consolidation was occasioned by the earnest call of the General Government upon the
State authorities for troops, directing that recruits be pushed into the field as rapidly as possible.
The order for the consolidation was issued at Columbus, on the 18th of January, 1862, and the
organization was completed on the 23d of the same month, the Twenty-Second having been
ordered to report at Marietta.

The regiment moved from Marietta on February 18th, under orders to report at Paducah,
Kentucky. From this place it was ordered to join the Army of the Mississippi, which was then
being organized at Commerce, Missouri, by Major-General John Pope. The regiment reached
Commerce February 23d, and encamped near the town. The army took up the march for New
Madrid on the 28th, and reached the town on the 3d of March. The regiment took part in the
reconnoissance on the day of its arrival, and was under fire for the first time. In the permanent
organization of the army at New Madrid, the regiment was brigaded with the Twenty-Seventh,
Thirty-Ninth, and Forty-Third Ohio Regiments, commanded by Brigadier-General David S.
Stanley. The organization was known as the Ohio Brigade. The regiment shared in a recon-
noissance on the 7th of March, and its services on the 13th were officially recognized in an order
from General Pope's head-quarters. The regiment was present in all the movements which
resulted in the surrender of Island No. 10, and on the 12th of April embarked on the transport
Silver Wave, and moved with the army to the vicinity of Fort Pillow. Later in the month it
was ordered to join Halleck in the siege of Corinth, and landed at Hamburg, Tennessee, on the
23d of April.

The regiment took part in all the operations on the left of Halleck's forces ; was in the recon-
noissance beyond Farmington on the 8th of May, and in the engagement at Farmington on the
28th of the same month, sustaining severe loss. After the evacuation of Corinth the regiment
joined in the pursuit as far as Boonville Station, on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, and return-
ing to Corinth on the 11th of June, took up quarters on Clear Creek. On the 20th of August
the regiment with the brigade, moved first to Iuka and then to Bear Creek. When Price's army
advanced toward Iuka, on September 12th, the troops fell back to Clear Creek again, but when
Rosecrans advanced to Jacinto the regiment again marched for Iuka on the 19th, and was the
reserve at the battle of that name and date. The next day the regiment pursued the Rebels, and
returning the day after camped at Jacinto.

From the 28th of September till the 3d of October Stanley's division, of which the Sixty-
Third was a part, acted as a corps of observation, watching the combined armies of the Rebel
Generals Van Dorn, Price, and Lovell. The regiment took part in all the movements of the
division marching to Rienzi, making a reconnoissance toward Ripley, and marching to the Tus-
cumbia River.

On the morning of October 3d the regiment moved into Corinth, forming line in rear of the
outer works on the extreme left. During the night it was placed on the right of Battery Robi-
nett, which position it held during the battle on the following day. Before daylight on the



374 Ohio in the War.

morning of the 4th a picket force from the regiment, moving out the Chevalla Eoad, met the
enemy advancing to place a battery. The picket drove the Kebels back, capturing the Captain
of the battery and one gun. During the engagement which immediately followed the regiment
was much exposed, losing, in killed and wounded, forty-eight per cent, of the officers and men in
action. There were but three line-officers who were not killed or wounded, and some of them
were wounded more than once. The next day the regiment commenced pursuing the Kebels, and
continued until it reached Ripley, when it returned to Corinth and encamped.

On the 2d of November the regiment left Corinth to join General Grant in Mississippi. On
the 5th, near Grand Junction, it was joined by the battalion of the One Hundred and Twelfth
Ohio which had been consolidated with it, and added materially to its strength in both officers and
men. The regiment moved with General Grant and went into camp near Oxford, Mississippi,
on December 11th. On the 17th it accompanied the brigade to Jackson, Tennessee, to defend the
communications of the army against Von Dorn and Forrest. By order of General Grant the
regiment was detached and left at Bolivar, Tennessee. On the 27th it joined the command of
General Sullivan; on the 31st moved to the relief of Colonel Lanman's Brigade and engaged in
battle with Forrest, at Parker's Cross Roads. After repulsing the enemy and pursuing as far
as the Tennessee River, the regiment marched for Corinth, where it arrived January 9, 1863.
Here the regiment went into winter-quarters and built barracks.

On the 20th of April the regiment moved, with the forces under General Dodge, beyond
Tuscumbia, Alabama, and returned to Corinth May 2d. On the 16th of May the regiment moved
to Memphis, and performed garrison-duty with the brigade. The Sixty-Third joined Sherman's
movement for the support of the Army of the Cumberland, and marched from Memphis October
18th, to Eastport, Tennessee; crossed the Tennessee River November 4th, marching to Pulaski,
and then to Prospect, Tennessee, on Elk River, arriving November 13th.

The regiment, having re-enlisted, left Prospect on the 2d of January, 1S64, marching to
Columbia, and proceeding thence by rail to Cincinnati, Ohio, where furloughs were issued on
the 15th. The regiment re-assembled at Columbus, Ohio, and on the 18th of February left for
the front, reported to General Dodge at Pulaski, and was ordered to Decatur Junction, Alabama,
where it went into camp on the 2Sth. The regiment took an active part in the movements which
resulted in the possession of Decatur by our forces. On the 10th of March the Sixty-Third was
assigned to the Second Brigade, Fourth Division, Sixteenth Army Corps. The regiment marched
east from Decatur, May 1st, via Huntsville to Woodville, and thence proceeded to Chattanooga by
railroad. From Chattanooga the regiment moved through Rossville, across Mission Ridge and
Chickamauga Creek, to Snake Creek Gap. The Sixty-Third shared in the battle of Resaca, May
14th, and companies C, H, and A, being on the skirmish-line, were among the first troops, on the
morning of the 14th, to reach the river near the village. On the 16th the regiment crossed the
Oostenaula, moved to Adairsville, and afterward to Dallas; participating in all the actions before
that place, and losing heavily in killed and wounded. The regiment was next under fire at
Kenesaw Mountain, and sustained its part in all the operations at that point, being well up to the
front the whole time. It was engaged in the battle of Decatur, Georgia, losing three officers
killed and wounded. On the 30th of August it assisted in taking possession of the Macon
Railroad, south of Atlanta, and on the 1st of September engaged in the battle of Jonesboro'.

After the fall of Atlanta the regiment pursued a short distance, returned and went into
camp at Eastpoint, Georgia, September 10, 1864. From the time the regiment left Chattanooga
in May, until it went into camp at Eastpoint, it lost in action one hundred and fifty-eight men.
While in camp at this place the Fourth Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, was transferred, and
became the First Division, Seventeenth Army Corps. On the 4th of October the Regiment moved
north across the Chattahoochie, and was engaged in the action at Snake Creek Gap. After
crossing the Chattahoochie the campaigning was of the most severe kind. The men were on
half-rations of bread and fresh beef, and the animals were entirely without forage. A halt was
made at Gaylesville, Alabama, for a few days' rest, and from this point twenty-three members of
the regiment who had not re-enlisted were sent to Chattanooga for muster-out.



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