135th 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
- The One Hundred and Thirty-Fifth Ohio National Guard. in Military History of Ohio. Illustrated in Editions by Counties. Soldiers Edition. ..... Licking County Edition. pgs. 316-317. H.H. Hardesty Publisher. Toledo. 1886.
- General O.M. Mitchel, and His Brilliant March into the Heart of the Southern Confederacy. by Lieutenant Colonel C.H. Gatch. pgs. 110-128. Volume II. MOLLUS. Iowa. The Kenyon Press. Des Moines. Iowa. 1898
- The Battle of North Mountain: A Military Disaster for Licking County. by Kevin Bennett. A brief history of the 135th Ohio. The Historical Times: Newsletter of the Granville, Ohio, Historical Society. Volume V. Number 2. Spring. 1991
- Thomas Elihu Hayes. 1845 - 1921. A Recollection of His Civil War Experiences. Recorded by his daughter, Delia Hayes Whitehead during the Centennial of the War Between the States, July 1963. The Historical Times: Newsletter of the Granville, Ohio, Historical Society. Volume V. Number 2. Spring. 1991
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- Confederate Retaliation; McCausland's 1864 Raid. by Fritz Haselberger. 257 pgs. Burd Street Press. Shippensburg. Pa. 2000
- A bitter pill: Granville and the Battle of North Mountain, July 3, 1864. by B. Kevin Bennett. pgs. 1-7. The Historical Times. Quarterly of the Granville, Ohio, Historical Society. Volume XXV. No. 2. Spring. 2011
Courtesy of and Copyright © Brad and Donna Pruden Collection
HistoryOriginally a Ohio National Guard unit, (the Fifth Ohio National Guard, from Licking County and the Thirty-second Battalion Ohio National Guard, from Hardin County. From: Ohio Roster books), this Regiment was organized for 100 days service by Colonel Andrew Legg. Mustered on May 11, 1864, it proceeded to Martinsburg, and guarded the B. & O. Railroad. At North Mountain a portion of the Regiment, after contending against an overwhelming force for five hours, was captured and sent mostly to Andersonville Prison. Only about one half lived to return. The remainder of the Regiment after severe service about Harper's Ferry returned to Ohio and was mustered out September 1, 1864. A large portion of this Regiment went out from Licking county.
Colonel Andrew Legg 135th OVI
Captain Co E 12th Ohio Inf., enlisted on June 26th, 1861
Commissioned as Colonel of the 135th Ohio on May 11th, 1864
From Dyer's Compendium135th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 11, 1864. Left State for Cumberland, Md., May 11. Assigned to duty as railroad guard on Baltimore Railroad at North Mountain, Opequan Station and Martinsburg till July 3. Operations about Harper's Ferry July 4-7. Guard duty at Maryland Heights till September. Actions at Maryland Heights July 3-7. Mustered out September 1, 1864. Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 66 Enlisted men by disease. Total 73.
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