93rd 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
- A Discourse on the Death of Charles C. Burrows, of Co. C, Ninety-third O.V.I., Died at Murfreesboro, April 15, 1863, by Rev. J.P.E. Kumler. Rev. J.P.E. Kumler. 8 pgs. Richard Butler Printer. Oxford. Ohio. 1863
- Letters of Captain Henry Richards of the Ninety-third Ohio Infantry. Henry Richards. 48 pgs. Press of Wrightson and Company. Cincinnati. O. 1883
- National Tribune. Johnson's Division at Chickamauga. George Pressler. Co. K. 93rd O.V.I. March 6, 1884
- A Paper Read Before the Cincinnati Society of Ex-Army and Navy Officers, January 3d, 1884, by Charles Anderson, Late Colonel Ninety-third Ohio. Charles Anderson. 51 pgs. Peter G. Thomson. Cincinnati. 1884
- Military Small Arms. A paper read before the Ohio Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. by Companion Samuel B. Smith. Late Major 93rd OVI. April 2, 1884. P. G. Thomson Printer. Cincinnati. Ohio 1884. Call# 973.781 Oh3, v.1, 1884. Ohio Historical Society. Columbus. Ohio. Also published in Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Ohio Commandery. Sketches of War History. Volume I. pgs. 174-187. Cincinnati. Ohio. 1888
- Personal Recollections of Four Years in Dixie.. A Paper read before the Commandery of the State of Michigan Military Order Loyal Legion of the United States. By Companion J.T. Patton. Late Captain Co. A, 93d. Regiment Ohio Vol. Infantry, at Detroit, Michigan, December 1, 1892. Winn & Hammond Printers. Detroit. Mich. 1892
- National Tribune. The General Wept. Silas Crowell. Pvt. Co. I. 93rd O.V.I. December 31, 1896
- Major Robert Anderson at Fort Sumpter. Charles Anderson. Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Ohio Commandery. Sketches of War History. Volume 4. pgs. 101-117. Cincinnati. Ohio. 1896
- National Tribune. A New Hope Experience. Daniel W. Shideler. Pvt. Co. E. 93rd O.V.I. March 17, 1898
- A Brief History of the Ninety-Third Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Recollections of a Private. By Alfred Demoret. Private in Co. F.. 54 pgs. Graphic Print. Ross. O. 1898
- How Confederates Treated a Federal. William C. Brown. Confederate Veteran. pg 228. Volume 13. Number 5. May 1905
- The Amazing Ordeal of Pvt. Joe Shewmon. Joe Shewmon. CWTI Per. I. April. 1962. pp. 45-50. 6 photocopied pages. Per. I. May. 1962. 48-50. 3 photocopied pages. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. PA
- Inventory, Calendar, and Index of the Hiram Strong Papers, 1862- 1863 / by Ronald Jan Plavchan. Colonel Hiram Strong. 93rd OVI. Prepared by Ronald Jan Plavchan. Photocopy of typescript. 80 pgs. Written for History 401, University of Dayton. Dayton. Ohio. 1964. Call# E 525 .S77 P52. Roesch - 4th Floor Library. University of Dayton. The Hiram Strong Papers are part of the Dayton Room collection ... Dayton and Montgomery County Public Library. Dayton. Ohio
- On the Field at Chickamauga. Robert H. Hannaford. Pgs 8-9. Military Images. Volume 4. Number 3
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- Captain Regan of the 93rd Ohio. Captain Timothy Regan Companies D & J 93rd OVI. By Hugh Maloney. pgs. 85. NP. 1998. Call# E525.5 93rd.R44 M35 1998. Library of Congress. Washington. DC
- Colors of the 93rd O.V.I. Painting and Original Photo. Fight for the Colors. Ohio Historical Society. Columbus. Ohio. 2000
- 93rd OVI Page. By William G. Schmidt. 2002
- The Ninety-Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry During the War of the Rebellion, 1862-1865. by Kenneth Lee Schiering. Thesis (M.A.) Wright State University 2003. 139 pgs. Includes bibliographical references pgs 137-139. Call# LD6241.7 2003 .S35. Dunbar 3rd Floor. Wright State University. 2003
- Joseph Patton & Cornelius Gardener: Two Men, Three Wars. by Patton Gardenier Galloway. 90 pgs. Paperback. lulu.com Raleigh. N.C. 2011. Joseph T. Patton. Captain Co. A. 93rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Captain Isaiah F. Tower
Co. A & G 93rd OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.M. Strayer Collection
HistoryOrganized in July and August, 1862, under Colonel Charles Anderson, it moved to Kentucky and afterwards to Nashville. It participated in the battle of Stone River with severe loss, and also in the battle of Chickamauga, where it charged a Rebel battery and captured all the guns. During the engagement on Saturday the Regiment lost 124 officers and men. On Sunday it expended one hundred rounds of ammunition per man, killing 300 Rebels in its front. In November the Regiment assaulted Mission Ridge and afterwards moved to East Tennessee. In May, 1864, it joined the Atlanta campaign, fighting at Buzzard's Roost, Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw and Atlanta. After the fall of Atlanta it joined General Thomas' army in Tennessee and engaged the enemy at Nashville. It followed in the pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River, then went into camp at Huntsville. In March, 1865, the Regiment marched into East Tennessee, then to Ashville, N.C., then returned to Nashville, where it was mustered out June 8, 1865.
From Dyer's Compendium93rd Regiment Infantry. Organized at Dayton, Ohio, and mustered in August 20, 1862. Left State for Lexington, Ky., August 23. March to relief of Nelson August 29-September 1. Retreat from Lexington to Louisville, Ky., September 1-4. Attached to Ward's Brigade, 12th Division, Army of the Ohio, September, 1862. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps. Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.--Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15, 1862. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7. Action at Kimbrough's Mills, Mill Creek and Lebanon (Antioch Church), December 6. Duty at Nashville till December 26, Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro till June. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Liberty Gap June 24-27. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Brown's Ferry October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Operations in East Tennessee till April, 1864. Charleston, Tenn., December 28, 1863 (Detachment). Operations about Dandridge January 16-17, 1864. Dandridge January 17. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8, 1864. Demonstrations on Rocky Face Ridge and Dalton, Ga., May 8-13. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mills May 27. Operations about Marietta and against. Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Pace's Ferry July 5. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-23. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till June. Mustered out June 8, 1865. Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 106 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 107 Enlisted men by disease. Total 217.
Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.
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