117th 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
- First Ohio Heavy Artillery History. "Our Service in East Tennessee," 1864-5. By H.C. Miller, Historian. Paper read at Reunion at Gallipolis, Ohio, September 21st, 1899. NP Jackson, Ohio 1899
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- The 117th Ohio Infantry was reorganized into the 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery on August 12, 1863.
Colonel Chauncey G. Hawley
History117th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, eight companies, 796 men, Lt. Colonel Chauncey G. Hawley commanding, organized at Camp Portsmouth September 15, 1862; served in Eastern Kentucky until May, 1863, then returned to Cincinnati for reorganization and became the First Ohio Heavy Artillery.
From: The Military History of Ohio. by H.H. Hardesty
From Dyer's Compendium117th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Portsmouth, Ohio, September 15, 1862. Ordered to Kentucky October 2. Camp at Ashland, Ky., till January, 1863. Attached to District of Eastern Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio. Moved to Paintsville, Ky., January, 1863; thence to Covington via Peach Orchard, Louisia and Catlettsburg, February. Duty at Covington till May. Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery May 2, 1863 (which see).
See 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery
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