14th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit

Corporal Cornelius O'Callighan
Co. F 14th OVI
Shot Dead at Chickamauga Sept 19 1863
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.M. Strayer Collection


Organized for three months service April, 1861, and for three years on August 16th, 1861, by Col. James B. Steedman. The regiment was raised in the Toledo area. It served in West Virginia and in August 1861 transferred to Kentucky. It did good service in Tennessee and then participated in the battle of Chickamauga. Later it fought at Mission Ridge and the Atlanta campaign, doing good service at Jonesboro. It went with Sherman on the march to the Sea and the Carolina campaigns and mustered out of the service on the 11th day of July 1865.

From Dyer's Compendium

14th Regiment Infantry (3 Months). Organized at Toledo, Ohio, April 25, 1861. Moved to Cleveland, Ohio, April 25, thence to Columbus, Ohio, May 22. Left State for West Virginia May 27. Moved to Clarksburg May 29, and to Phillippi June 2. Action at Philippi June 3. West Virginia Campaign June 6-17. Laurel Hill July 7. Belington July 8. Pursuit of Garnett July 13-17. Carrick's Ford July 13-14. Ordered to Toledo July 22, and mustered out August 13, 1861, expiration of term.

14th Regiment Infantry (3 Years). Organized at Toledo, Ohio, August 14-September 5, 1861. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, August 23, thence to Frankfort, Ky., August 25, and to Nicholasville August 28. At Camp Dick Robinson and Lebanon, Ky., October 2, 1861, to January 1, 1862. Action at Camp Wild Cat, Rockcastle Hills. October 21, 1861. Attached to Thomas' Command, Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., to November, 1861. 2nd Brigade, Army Ohio, to December, 1861. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army Ohio, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to J anuary, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Advance on Camp Hamilton January 1-15, 1862. Action at Logan's Cross Roads or Fishing Creek January 19-20 (Co. "C"). Battle of Mill Springs January 19-20. Duty at Mill Springs till February 11. Moved to Louisville, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., February 11-March 2. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 20-April 7. Bear Creek, Ala., April 12-13. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Iuka, Miss., and Tuscumbia, Ala., June to August. Action at Decatur, Ala., August 7. March to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Louisville, Ky., August 20-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8 (Headquarters Guard). March to Gallatin, Tenn., and duty there till January 13, 1863 Operations against Morgan December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Boston December 29, 1862. Roiling Fork September 29-30. Moved to Nashville January 13, thence to Murfreesboro, Tenn., and duty there till June Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Tullahoma July 1. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River, and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Reenlisted December 17, 1863. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8, 1864. Demonstrations on Rocky Face Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Pine Knob, near Marietta, June 19. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville,Ky., June 15. Mustered out at Louisville, Ky., July 11, 1865. Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 141 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 185 Enlisted men by disease. Total 332.

Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.

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