84th 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
- Letters From Henry D. Woodward To His Mother. Henry D. Woodward. 19 pgs. NP. Toledo. Ohio. 1874
- Reminiscences of the War. Abraham R. Howbert. 388 pgs. Globe Printing & Publishing Co. Springfield. Ohio. 1888
- National Tribune. A Trio of Anecdotes. War Experiences as Sketched by a Member of the 84th Ohio. Anonymous. November 16, 1899
- National Tribune. Morgan's Capture. Company "H" Veteran. December 7, 1899
- National Tribune. Some People of the 84th Ohio. Ephraim J. Wentz. January 25, 1900
- War Time Incidents. Personal Recollections of Franklin L. Chamberlin in the War for the Union. Franklin L. Chamberlin. 46 pgs. Original Limp Morocco. First Edition. Privately Printed. Cleveland. Ohio 1912. Catalog 29. Hughes Books. New Orleans. LA.
- National Tribune. Two Spies at Cumberland. Charles H. Quinby. February 15, 1923
- National Tribune. Shook Lincoln's Hand 50 Times. George Watkins. June 4, 1931
- Augustus T. Brownless' Book. Akron, Summit Co., Ohio. Co. H., 84th Reg't., O.V.I. Augustus T. Brownless. 14 leaves. NP. ND. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA.
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- 1865 Diary of Joseph Banks, 84th Ohio Inf. & 12th Ohio Vol. Cavalry. Joseph Banks. pgs. 132-143. Ohio Civil War Genealogical Journal. Volume IV. Number 3. 2000
Lieut. Hamilton C. Colton
Co A 84th OVI
Died August 10th 1862 at Cumberland Maryland
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.M. Strayer Collection
HistoryOrganized for three months service June 7, 1862, under Colonel Wm. Lawrence, it at once took the field in the vicinity of Cumberland, Md., where it sent out detachments against guerrilla bands. In September it moved to New Creek, where it occupied a fort at that point. The Regiment then returned to Camp Chase, Ohio, where it was mustered out, having served a month over its term of service.
From Dyer's Compendium84th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, for three months' service May-June, 1862. Ordered to Cumberland, Md., June 11, and provost duty there till September. Attached to Railroad District, Dept. of the Mountains, to July, 1862, and 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to September. Moved to New Creek September 13 to repel attack on that point by Jenkins and Imboden. Moved to Camp Chase, thence to Camp Delaware, and mustered out October 14, 1862. Lost by disease during service 14 Enlisted men.
Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.
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