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29th Ohio Infantry

Organized: Jefferson, OH; mustered in 8/26/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Louisville, KY 7/13/1865

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Lt. Theron S. Winship

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Twelfth (XII) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, XII Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, XII Corps


Unit history

"Organized August, 26th, 1861, under Colonel Louis P. Buckley, it served in Maryland and Virginia from January, 1862, until the fall of 1863, taking part in the battles of Winchester, Port Republic, Cedar Mountain, Second Bull Run, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. In September it was transferred with Hooker's Corps to the West, fought at Lookout Mountain, and joined Sherman's Atlanta campaign, participating in the battles of Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw, Peachtree Creek and the seige of Atlanta. The Regiment marched to the sea and through the Carolinas, on to Washington, thence by rail to Cleveland, where it was mustered out July 22nd, 1865."
(from Stephens)

On the Antietam Campaign

This Regiment is listed in the Official Records' Order of Battle with the Brigade, but is not mentioned in the Brigade Commander's after-action report as being present. They were detached from the Brigade (for service where?) on 9 September.1

References & Notes

Sources: Dyer, Frederick H., A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Co., 1908; and
The Civil War in Ohio, website - unit history from Larry Stevens.

We have 4 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
GPvtO'Hara, ------ Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
KSgtGray, William E.Died   12/10     We have some details for this person
KPvtPierce, Sylvester Died   10/20     We have some details for this person
F&SLtWinship, Theron S        We have some details for this person

 

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Notes

1   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Vol. 19/Part 1 (Ser #27) , Pg. 179  [AotW citation 135]