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Title:

107TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT
The encyclopedia of Cleveland history
Alternate title: The dictionary of Cleveland biography

Creator:

Grabowski,John J.
Van Tassel, David D. (David Dirck), 1928-

Date:

2002-08-22

Source:

http://ech.case.edu/ech-cgi/article.pl?id=OOVIR1

Subject:

Cleveland (Ohio) -- History -- Encyclopedias
Cuyahoga County (Ohio) -- History -- Encyclopedias
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Biography -- Dictionaries
Cuyahoga County (Ohio) -- Biography -- Dictionaries

Publisher:

Cleveland, Ohio : Case Western Reserve University

Format:

text/html

Title:

107TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT
The encyclopedia of Cleveland history
Alternate title: The dictionary of Cleveland biography

Creator:

Grabowski,John J.
Van Tassel, David D. (David Dirck), 1928-

Date:

2002-08-22

Source:

http://ech.case.edu/ech-cgi/article.pl?id=OOVIR1

Subject:

Cleveland (Ohio) -- History -- Encyclopedias
Cuyahoga County (Ohio) -- History -- Encyclopedias
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Biography -- Dictionaries
Cuyahoga County (Ohio) -- Biography -- Dictionaries

Publisher:

Cleveland, Ohio : Case Western Reserve University

Format:

text/html

Description:

The 107TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT, 1862-65, was composed largely of immigrant Germans from Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. It was organized at Camp Taylor (see CIVIL WAR CAMPS IN CLEVELAND) in the summer of 1862 and mustered into federal service on 9 Sept. The regiment was transferred to Covington, KY, serving there until October. After a short period of duty at Delaware, OH, it was sent to Washington, DC, and assigned to the 2d Brigade, 3d Div., 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, in October. It served with this unit until December. The 107th was then assigned to the following units: 2d Brigade, 1st Div., 11th Army Corps (Dec. 1862-July 1863); 1st Brigade, 1st Div., 11th Army Corps (July-Aug. 1863); 1st Brigade, Gordon's Div., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South (Aug. 1863-Jan. 1864); 2d Brigade, Gordon's Div., 10th Army Corps (Jan.-Feb. 1864); 1st Brigade, Ames' Div., District of Florida, Dept. of the South (Feb.-Apr. 1864); District of Florida (Apr.-Oct. 1864); 4th Separate Brigade, District of Florida, Dept. of the South (Oct. 1864); 1st Brigade, Coast Div., Dept. of the South (Nov. 1864); 4th Separate Brigade, Dept. of the South (Dec. 1864-Jan. 1865); 1st Separate Brigade, Northern District, Dept. of the South (Jan.-Mar. 1865); and 1st Separate Brigade, District of Charleston, Dept. of the South (Mar.-July 1865). The regiment participated in the Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg campaigns of the CIVIL WAR and assisted in the destruction of the Charleston & Savannah Railroad. The 107th was mustered out at Charleston, SC, on 10 July 1865 and its men discharged and paid off at Camp Cleveland shortly thereafter. The unit lost 57 men to hostile causes and 76 to disease. Smith, Jacob. Camps and Campaigns of the 107th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry from August 1862 to July 1865 (ca. 1910).

Contributor:

Cleveland Bicentennial Commission (Cleveland, Ohio)
Western Reserve Historical Society

Identifier:

ksl:ech-oovir1

Rights:

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