183rd Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit

Peter Rupp
Co F 183rd OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © Richard Rupp Collection

History

Organized in November, 1864, under Colonel George W. Hoge, for one years service, it moved to Tennessee and participated in the battles of Franklin and Nashville, with a loss of over 100 men. The Regiment afterwards went to North Carolina, joined Sherman and continued in active service until the close of the war. It was mustered out July 27, 1865.

From Dyer's Compendium

183rd Regiment Infantry. Organized at Cincinnati and Sandusky, Ohio, September-October, 1864. Mustered in at Camp Dennison, Ohio, October 12, 1864. Left State for Columbia, Tenn., November 19, arriving there November 28. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, and Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Battle of Franklin, Tenn., November 30, 1864. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Duty at Clifton, Tenn., till January 16, 1865. Movement to Washington, D.C., thence to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 16-February 9. Operations against Hoke February 11-14. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Goldsboro March 6-21. 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 and Salisbury, N. C., till July. Mustered out July 17, 1865. Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 57 Enlisted men by disease. Total 83.

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