24th Ohio Infantry
compiled by Larry Stevens
References for this Unit
- see also Bibliography of State-Wide References
- Ohio In The War-Volume II. Whitelaw Reid. Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. Cincinnati 1868
- A.S. Hall Daybook and Ledger 1861-1862. Albert S. Hall. Co. F. 24th OVI. Call# General VOL 586. Ohio Historical Society. Columbus. Ohio
- Colonel Frederick C. Jones. In Memoriam. Cincinnati 1881. Containing Proceedings of the Memorial Association, Eulogies at Music Hall, and Biographical Sketches of Many Distinguished Citizens of Cincinnati, Volume I. pgs. 169-183. A.E. Jones. Publisher. Cincinnati. 1881.
- Biography of Col. Frederic C. Jones. George W. Harper. pgs. 5-15. The Woodward Annual, Published by the Alumnal Association of Woodward High School, Cincinnati, 1863. R. Clarke & Co., Stationers and Publishers. Cincinnati
- National Tribune. The 24th Ohio V. I. at Stone River. Joseph C. Freeman. July 19, 1883
- National Tribune. Columbia and Franklin, Tenn. Isaac Ax. February 23, 1888
- National Tribune. Buell's Army at Shiloh. J.W. Bryan. August 2, 1888
- A Boy at Shiloh. The Story of the Battle by One who was not a Hero. Bloodiest Battle of the War. Col. John A. Cockerill, of the New York World Recites in the Columns of the Journalist the Experiences of a Drummer boy at that Engagement. John A. Cockerill. pgs 162-164. The Ohio Soldier. Volume 3. No. 11. January 4, 1890
- A Boy at Shiloh. The Story of the Battle by One who was not a Hero. John A. Cockerill. pg. 2. American Tribune. Volume IX. No. 51. March 28, 1890
- Fred Jones. by Dr. Anderson N. Ellis. Lieutenant 49th OVI. From G.A.R. War Papers. Cincinnati. Ohio. Fred C. Jones Post. 1891. Colonel Fred Jones, 24th OVI, was killed at the battle of Stone River. Call# E464G72v1. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. PA
- Roster and Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Reunion of the 24th O.V.I. Held at Coshocton, O. July 3rd & 4th, 1891 12 pgs. NP. ND. 1891?
- A Boy at Shiloh. J.A. Cockerill. pg. 9-19. Blue and Gray. v. 1 1893. E461.B65 Library of Congress
Reprint: A Boy at Shiloh. John A. Cockerill, Musician, Twenty-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry. pgs. 123-138. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 6. University of Illinois Press. Urbana and Chicago. 2004
- Died for Discipline. by Frank Elliott Myers. pgs. 303-306. Overland Monthly. Vol. 26. No. 154. October. 1895
- A Boy at Shiloh. J.A. Cockerill. pg. 363-373. Under Both Flags. National Book Concern. Chicago. 1896
- National Tribune. No Cowards in His Regiment. J.H. Watson. August 30, 1900
- National Tribune. Three Years at the Front. C.D. Rathbone. July 24, 1902
- A Boy at Shiloh. John A. Cockerill. From Sketches of War History. MOLLUS. Ohio. Vol. 6. Cincinnati. Ohio. Monfort. 1908. pp. 14-34. (11 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v6. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. PA
- National Tribune. Stonewall Jackson. He Connived at the Escape of Union Prisoners. A.H. Thomson. October 2, 1913
- National Tribune. Shiloh. S.T. Grove. March 1, 1917
- Obituary. Edgar Romeyn Kellogg. pgs. 2173-2177. The Firelands Pioneer. New series. Volume XX. December 25, 1918
- National Tribune. Redeeming West Virginia. Benjamin V. Carey. June 16, 1921
- National Tribune. The Battle of Shiloh. Ben V. Carey. March 30, 1922
- National Tribune. First Months the Hardest. Ben V. Carey. January 29, 1925
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- 24th OVI Page. John Rutherford. 1998
- 24th and 175th Regiments of Volunteer Infantry from Ohio, 1861-1865. by Richard B. Osburn. Concerns Daniel W. McCoy 1841-1902 - 24th & 175th Ohio Inf. and William Henry McCoy 1842-1865 - 175th Ohio Inf. 150 pgs. R. B. Osburn. Brunswick. GA. 2005. Revised 2007
Colonel Fred C. Jones
Killed at Stone River
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HistoryOrganized in June, 1861, under Colonel Jacob Ammen, it served in West Virginia until November, when it proceeded to Kentucky. It marched under Buell to Shiloh and participated in the second day's battle, and again fought at Perryville and Stone River, losing in the latter engagement one-fourth of its members. At Chickamauga it lost heavily, and at Mission Ridge and Ringgold did effective duty. The Regiment was mustered out June 24th, 1864.
From Dyer's Compendium24th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camps Chase and Jackson, Ohio, May 29, to June 17, 1861. Left State for West Virginia July 26, reaching Cheat Mountain Summit August 14. Attached to Cheat Mountain Brigade, West Virginia, to November, 1861. 10th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 10th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 10th Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, Post of Chattanooga, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1864.
SERVICE.--Operations on Cheat Mountain, W. Va., September 11-17, 1861. Action at Cheat Mountain September 12. Greenbrier River October 3-4 and October 31. Moved to Louisville, Ky., November 18, thence to Camp Wickliffe and duty there till February, 1862. Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 14-25. Occupation of Nashville February 25-March 18. March to Savannah, Tenn., March 18-April 6. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Occupation of Corinth May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Buell's Campaign in North Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August. At Athens, Ala., till July 17. At Murfreesboro and McMinnville, Tenn., till August 17. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 17-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Loudon, Ky., October 1-22. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. Nelson's Cross Roads October 18. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7, and duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Action at Woodbury January 24, 1863. Duty at Readyville till June. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. At Manchester till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 7. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. Duty at Shellmound till February, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Near Dalton February 23. Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Face Ridge February 23-25. Garrison duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., till June. Mustered out June 17-24, 1864, expiration of term. Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 62 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 106 Enlisted men by disease. Total 176.
Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.
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