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73rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry - Regimental History

 


This Regiment was organized at Chillicothe, Ohio, December 30, 1861, to serve three years. The original members (except veterans) were mustered out Dec 30, 1864, by reason of expiration of term of service, and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits, retained in service until Jul 20, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.

The official list of battles, in which this Regiment bore and honorable part, is not yet published (in 1888) by the War Department, but the following list has been compiled, after careful research, during the preparation of this work:

 

McDOWELL, VA                  May 8, 1862
CROSS KEYS, VA                June 8, 1862
CEDAR MOUNTAIN, VA            August 9, 1862
FREEMAN'S FORD                August 23-25, 1862
BULL RUN, VA (Second battle)  August 30, 1862
CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA          May 1-4, 1863
GETTYSBURG, PA                July 1-3, 1863
LOOKOUT VALLEY, TN            October 29, 1863
MISSION RIDGE, TN             November 25, 1863
RESACA, GA                    May 13-16, 1864
NEW HOPE CHURCH, GA (Dallas)  May 25 to Jun 4, 1864
KENESAW MOUNTAIN, GA          June 9-30, 1864
PEACH TREE CREEK, GA          July 20, 1864
ATLANTA, GA (siege of)        July 28 to September 2, 1864
AVERYSBORO, NC                March 16, 1865
BENTONVILLE, NC               March 19-21, 1865

 



 

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