180th 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
- 1847-1888: Remarks of Willard Warner, Late Brevet Major-General, U.S.V., In Response to a Toast at the Sixth Annual Dinner of the Ohio Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, at Cincinnati, May, 2, 1888. Willard Warner. 8 pgs. NP. Cincinnati? 1888. CSmH
- My Escape From Belle Isle. Horace R. Abbott. From War Papers. MOLLUS. Michigan. Vol.1. Paper 12. Winn & Hammond. Detroit. Michigan. 1893. (19 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v50. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. PA
- Address of General Willard Warner, Army of the Tennessee Night, September 19th, 1895, Dedication of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, Chattanooga, Tenn. Willard Warner. 12 pgs. N.P. Chattanooga. Tenn. 1895. CSmH
- In Memoriam. Willard Warner. Companion Willard Warner. Major 76th OVI. Colonel 180th OVI. Brevet Major General USV. by Charles D. Mitchell, Xenpohon Wheeler and Andrew Gahagen. 4 pgs. Circular No. 4. Series of 1907. Whole No. 705. Commandery of the State of Ohio. Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. January 27 1907
- National Tribune. The Surrender of Vicksburg. James N. Boland. April 15, 1915
- A Brief Life History of Willard Warner. by Anthony J. Lisska. Denison University. 4 pages. The Historical Times. Newsletter of the Granville, Ohio, Historical Society. Volume VI. No. 4. Fall. 1992
- Willard Warner Papers. Willard Warner. 76th OVI and 180th OVI. 300 items mostly correspondence. Microfilm Accession Number 136 (Two reels). Manuscript Section. Tennessee State Library and Archives. Nashville. Tennessee
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
Colonel Willard Warner 180th O.V.I.
Former Major of 76th O.V.I.
HistoryOrganized October 9, 1864, for one years service, under Colonel Willard Warner, it moved at once to Tennessee and operated with the "Railroad Brigade" during Hood's invasion. In January, 1865, the Regiment moved to Washington City, then to North Carolina, and participated in the battle at Kinston, with a loss of forty-two officers and men. It performed garrison duty until the close of the war and was mustered out July 25, 1865. Colonel Warner was a native of Licking county, a member of General Sherman's staff and promoted to Major General by Brevet.
From Dyer's Compendium180th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase September-October, 1864. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., October 15. Attached to 3rd Brigade, Defences of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, and Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Moved from Nashville to Decherd, Tenn., October, 1864, and guard duty on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Right Wing at Decherd, Left Wing at Elk River Bridge, till January, 1863. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., January 6; thence moved as Train Guard to Columbia, Tenn., January 10. Return to Nashville and movement to Washington, D.C.; thence to North Carolina January 16-February 25. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Battle of Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Kinston March 14. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte, N. C., till July. Mustered out July 12, 1865. Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 84 Enlisted men by disease. Total 91.
Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.
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