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14th Ohio Infantry

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Country  United States
Branch  Infantry
Allegiance  Union
14th Ohio Infantry
Active  April 25, 1861, to August 13, 1861 (3 months) August 14, 1861, to July 11, 1865 (3 years)
Engagements  Battle of Wildcat Mountain Battle of Mill Springs (Company C) Siege of Corinth Battle of Perryville Tullahoma Campaign Battle of Chickamauga Siege of Chattanooga Battle of Missionary Ridge Atlanta Campaign Battle of Resaca Battle of Kennesaw Mountain Siege of Atlanta Battle of Jonesborough Sherman's March to the Sea Carolinas Campaign Battle of Bentonville

The 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 14th OVI) was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


Three-months regiment

The 14th Ohio Infantry was organized at Toledo, Ohio, on April 25, 1861, under Colonel James Blair Steedman in response to President Lincoln's call for 75,000 volunteers. The regiment moved to Cleveland, Ohio, April 25, then to Columbus, Ohio, May 22. Left Ohio for western Virginia May 27. Moved to Clarksburg May 29, and to Phillippi June 2. Action at Philippi June 3. Western Virginia Campaign June 6–17. Laurel Hill July 7. Belington July 8. Pursuit of Garnett July 13–17. Carrick's Ford July 13–14. Ordered to Toledo July 22. The regiment were mustered out August 13, 1861.

Three-years regiment

The 14th Ohio Infantry was reorganized at Toledo on August 14-September 5, 1861, and mustered in for three years service.


The 14th Ohio Infantry mustered out of service at Louisville, Kentucky, on July 11, 1865.


The regiment lost a total of 332 men during service; 5 officers and 141 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 185 enlisted men died of disease.


  • Colonel James Blair Steedman
  • Colonel George P. Este - commanded at the battle of Perryville as lieutenant colonel
  • Lieutenant Colonel Henry D. Kingsbury - commanded at the battle of Chickamauga
  • References

    14th Ohio Infantry Wikipedia

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