92nd Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit

Colonel Benjamin D. Fearing 92nd OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.M. Strayer Collection


Ninety-Second Ohio Volunteer infantry, 949 men, N. H. Van Vorhes colonel, organized at Marietta, Washington county, August-September, 1862; made two expeditions into Western Virginia before mustered in or uniformed; mustered October 1, 1862, ordered to the Kanawha valley October 7, serving the year out in Lightburn's Kanawha Division; January 7, 1863, ordered to Nashville, Tennessee; served in Tennessee and Georgia in 1863; February 22, 1864, entered upon the Georgia campaigns, assigned to First Brigade, Third Division, Fourteenth Army Corps; crossed into South Carolina in February, 1865, and marched through that State and North Carolina; through Richmond to Washington in May, 1865, and there reviewed; mustered out at Washington, June 10, 1865, 488 men, Lieutenant Colonel John C. Morrow commanding.

From: The Military History of Ohio. by H.H. Hardesty

From Dyer's Compendium

92nd Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Marietta and at Gallipolis, Ohio, August-September, 1862. (Cos. "A," "B" and "C" garrison duty at Gallipolis, Ohio, September.) Ordered to Point Pleasant, Va., October 7, 1862. Attached to District of the Kanawha, W. Va., Dept. of the Ohio, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Kanawha Division, W. Va., Dept. Ohio, to February, 1863. Crook's Brigade, Baird's Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.--March to Charleston, W. Va., October 14-November 16, 1862. Duty at Camp Vinton till January 1, 1863. Moved to Tompkin's Farm and Colesworth January 1-3. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., January 7-22, and duty there till February 17. Moved to Carthage, Tenn., February 17, and duty there till June 5. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn.. June 5. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Tullahoma June 29-30. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Near Graysville September 10. Catlett's Gap September 15-18. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Brown's Ferry October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. At Chattanooga till February 22, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Face Ridge February 23-25. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Face Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Greek 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. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, 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 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 19, 1865. Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 47 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 192 Enlisted men by disease. Total 244.

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

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