Organized at Kenton, Ohio, October to December, 1861. Mustered in December 31, 1861. Left State for Grafton, W. Va., January 25, 1862. Attached to District of Cumberland, Md., Dept. of Western Virginia, to March, 1862. Cumberland, Md., Dept. of the Mountains, to April, 1862. Schenck's Brigade, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862. Milroy's Independent Brigade, 1st Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Headquarters 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1862. Headquarters 11th Army Corps to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Expedition to Lost
River Region, W. Va., April 1-12, 1862. Battle of McDowell May 8. Franklin
May 10-12. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May to August. Battle of
Cross Keys June 8. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in
Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August
21-23. Freeman's Ford August 22. Waterloo Bridge August 23-25. Battles
of Groveton August 29, and Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defences of
Washington, D.C., till November. Detached at Headquarters 3rd Division
and 11th Corps Headquarters as provost guard till May, 1863. Movement to
Gainesville November 1-9, 1862, thence to Centreville November 18, and
to Falmouth, Va., December 9-16. At Stafford Court House till January 20,
1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. At Stafford Court House till April 27.
Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May
1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa.,
July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas
Gap, Va., July 5-24. Guard duty along Orange & Alexandria Railroad
till September. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Duty
at Bridgeport and in Lookout Valley till November. Reopening Tennessee
River October 26-29. Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold
Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23. Tunnel Hill November
24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Chickamauga Station November 26. March
to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 17. Regiment reenlisted January
1, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8, 1864. Demonstrations
on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May
19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on
line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and
Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw
Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17.
Gilgal or Golgatha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June
19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27. Ruff's Station
July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege
of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge
August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. Expedition
from Atlanta to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29. March to the sea November
15-December 10. Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21.
Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Taylor's Hole Creek,
Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation
of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh
April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army.
March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review
May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June, and mustered out July 29, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 16 Officers and 122 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 118 Enlisted men by disease. Total 257.