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Federal Regiment

30th Ohio Infantry

Commanding Officers:
  Col. Hugh Ewing
  LCol. Theodore Jones
  Maj. George H. Hildt
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: not known
  Killed in Action (KIA): 28
  Wounded (WIA): 87
  Captured (POW): 17

Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #9: Burnside Attacks the Lower Bridge
   Detail Map #11: Burnside Climbs Toward Sharpsburg
   Detail Map #12: AP Hill Hits Burnside's Flank

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

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



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History of the Unit:
"Organized August 28th, 1861, under Colonel John Groesbeck, who was soon succeeded by Colonel Hugh Ewing, it served in West Virginia, in detachments, until August, 1862, when it was transferred to the Army of the Potomac and participated in the battles of Centerville, South Mountain and Antietam."

The remainder of the War:
"In January, 1863, the Regiment joined Grant's Army near Vicksburg, and took part in the investment of that stronghold. After the surrender it pursued Johnston to Jackson; returning went into camp at Black River. The 30th moved with Sherman to Tennessee and assaulted Mission Ridge. In January, 1864, it re-enlisted, and after a furlough to Ohio, joined Sherman's Atlanta campaign, and participated the battles of Kenesaw Mountain, Atlanta, Ezra Chapel, Jonesboro and Lovejoy's Station. It followed Sherman to the sea and took part in the successful assault on Fort McAllister, and after the fall of Savannah marched through the Carolinas on to Washington. It proceeded to Louisville in June, and to Arkansas in July, 1865, when it soon after returned to Ohio, and was mustered out August 22nd, 1865."
(from Stevens)

References, Sources, and other Notes:
See a large bibliography and brief history of the Regiment from Larry Stevens.

We have 14 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
BPvtBaker, Alexander KIA   09/17
DPvtAllton, J. E.Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
DPvtEwens, Edward J.Died   09/21     We have some details for this person
DPvtJadwin, Isaac KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
DPvtNoble, John MWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
DPvtNoble, William MWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
GPvtBarrett, Anderson WIA   09/17
GPvtScharlott, John Died   10/20     We have some details for this person
ICorpTaylor, David KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
KPvtBarton, Charles W.MIA   09/17
KPvtMcKittrick, William KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
F&SColEwing, Hugh Boyle        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SMajHildt, George Henry        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SLColJones, Theodore         We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

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