5th Ohio Independent Cavalry Battalion
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
- History and Roster of the Fourth and Fifth Independent Battalions and Thirteenth Regiment, Ohio Cavalry Volunteers. Their battles and skirmishes, roster of the dead, etc. By Howard Aston, Orderly Sergt., and First Lieut. Co. F. 13th O.C. Vol. Press of Fred J. Heer. Columbus. Ohio. 1902
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
Private George J. Yeagley
Co C 5th Independent Battalion OVC
Courtesy of and Copyright © Brad Pruden Collection
From Dyer's Compendium5th Independent Battalion Cavalry. Organized at Columbus, Ohio, for six months July 9-September 2, 1863. Duty on southern border of Ohio till August. Moved to Camp Chase, Ohio, and Battalion organization there completed. Ordered to Cincinnati, Ohio, September 8, thence moved into District of Eastern Kentucky, Headquarters at Flemingsburg. Engaged in scouting and raiding guerrillas in that District till February, 1864. Skirmish in Morgan County, Ky., October 6, 1863, and at Liberty, Ky., October 12, 1863. Mustered out February 15, 1864. Battalion lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 2 Enlisted men by disease. Total 3.
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