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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