29th Ohio InfantryOrganized: Jefferson, OH; mustered in 8/26/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Louisville, KY 7/13/1865
|Commanding Officer: |
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
History of the Unit:
"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."
In 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, Sources, and other 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.
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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]« Search for Another Unit