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12th Ohio Infantry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Col. Carr B. White

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Ninth (IX) Army Corps
  Division - Kanawha Division, IX Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, Kanawha Division, IX Corps


Unit history

This Regiment was organized May 3rd, 1861 for three months service, and June 28th for three years, under Colonel John W. Lowe, who was killed early in the war and was succeeded by Col. Carr B. White. The 12th served in West Virginia until August, 1862, when it was transferred to the Army of the Potomac, and participated in the battles of Bull Run, South Mountain and Antietam.

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #59: Kanawha Division, Ninth Army Corps - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #61: Ewing's Brigade, Kanawha Division - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #70: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #57: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

After the Antietam Campaign

In the fall of 1862, the Regiment again transferred to West Virginia and did efficient service until the spring of 1864, when it joined Hunter's expedition to Lynchburg. The Regiment returned to Columbus, Ohio, and was mustered out July 11th, 1864.

References & Notes

A brief history, and Dyer's summary is online from Larry Stevens at Ohio in the Civil War.

We have 6 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
CPvtCockerell, William A.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CCorpGoodloe, Vivian KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtWent, Lewis MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ECorpInscho, Leonidas H        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
HPvtReischman, Jacob Died   09/19     We have some details for this person
F&SColWhite, Carr Bailey        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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