|70th Ohio Volunteer Infantry - Regimental History|
This Regiment was organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, from November, 1861, to February, 1862, to serve three years. On the expiration of it's term of service the original members (except veterans) were mustered out, and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits, retained in the service until August 14, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.
The official list of battles, in which this Regiment bore an honorable part, is not yet published by the War Department (as of 1886), but the following list has been compiled, after careful research, during the preparation of this work.:
SHILOH, TENN Apr 6-7, 1862 JACKSON, MISS July 9-16, 1863 CHATTANOOGA, TENN Nov 23-25, 1863 DALLAS, GA May 25 to Jun 4, 1864 NEW HOPE CHURCH, GA Jun 2, 1864 KENESAW MOUNTAIN, GA Jun 9-30, 1864 ATLANTA, GA (Hood's first Sortie) Jul 22, 1864 EZRA CHURCH, GA (Second Sortie) Jul 28, 1864 ATLANTA, GA (Siege of) Jul 28 to Sep 2, 1864 JONESBORO, GA Aug 31 to Sep 2, 1864 LOVEJOY STATION, GA Sep 2-6, 1864 STATESBORO, GA Dec 4, 1864 FORT McALLISTER, GA Dec 13, 1864 AVERYSBORO, NC Mar 16-20, 1865 BENTONVILLE, NC Mar 19-21, 1865 SHERMAN'S MARCH TO THE SEA.
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