129th 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
- Company I, One Hundred and Twenty-Ninth Ohio Volunteer Infantry. in Military History of Ohio. Illustrated in Editions by Counties. Soldiers Edition. ..... Licking County Edition. pg. 316. H.H. Hardesty Publisher. Toledo. 1886.
- The Experiences of an Enlisted Man in the Hospital in the Early Part of the War. Xenophon Wheeler. Of Chattanooga Tennessee. Sgt. 67th OVI. Capt. 129th OVI. Paper Read Before the Ohio Commandery of the Loyal Legion, December 2, 1908. NP. Cincinnati. Ohio. 1908
- History of Jerome Township. Union County, Ohio. by W.L. Curry. Press of Edward T. Miller Co. Columbus. Ohio. 1913. Contains a history of the 129th OVI on pgs 141-143.
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
Pvt. Zenas Frost Co A 129th OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © Frost Family Collection
HistoryOrganized August 10, 1863, under Colonel Howard D. John, for six months service, it at once started for the field. It marched through Kentucky to Cumberland Gap, where it operated during the severity of winter, losing many men by exposure. In the spring of 1864, the Regiment returned to Ohio and was mustered out March 11, 1864.
From Dyer's Compendium129th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Taylor, near Cleveland, Ohio, August 10, 1863. Moved to Camp Nelson, Ky., August 10. Attached to DeCourcy's Brigade, Willcox's Left Wing Forces, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to January. 1864. District of the Clinch, Dept. of the Ohio, to March, 1864.
SERVICE.--Expedition under DeCourcy to Cumberland Gap, Tenn., August 20-September 8, 1863. Capture of Cumberland Gap September 9. Duty at Cumberland Gap picketing and foraging till December 1. March toward Clinch River December 1-2. Patrol duty along Clinch River till December 29. Moved to Tazewell, thence to Cumberland Gap, and duty there till January 11, 1864. Ordered to Camp Nelson, Ky. Skirmish at Barboursville. Ky., February 8. Ordered to Cleveland, Ohio, March and mustered out March 10, 1864. Regiment lost during service 25 Enlisted men by disease.
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