27th Ohio Infantry
27th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio, July
15-August 18, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., August 20, thence moved
to Mexico, Mo., and duty on the St. Joseph Railroad till September 12. March
to relief of Col. Mulligan at Lexington, Mo., September 12-20. Attached to
Army of the West and Dept. of Missouri to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st
Division, Army of Mississippi, to April 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division,
Army of Mississippi, to November 1862. 1st Brigade, 8th Division, Left Wing,
13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December 1862. 1st
Brigade, 8th Division, 16th Army Corps, to March 1863. 4th Brigade, District
of Corinth, Miss., 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade,
District of Memphis, Tenn., 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to November 1863.
Fuller's 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to March 1864. 1st
Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to September 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st
Division, 17th Army Corps, to July 1865.
SERVICE.--Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., October 15-November 2,
1861. March to Sedalia, Mo., November 9-17. Duty there and at Syracuse till
February, 1862. Expedition to Milford December 15-19, 1861. Blackwater, Mo.,
December 18. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., February 2, 1862, thence to Commerce,
Mo. Siege operations against New Madrid, Mo., March 3-14. Picket affair
March 12. Siege and capture of Island No. 10, Mississippi River, and pursuit
to Tiptonville March 15-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April
13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 18-22. Action at Monterey
April 29. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30.
Reconnaissance toward Corinth May 8. Occupation of Corinth and pursuit to
Booneville May 30-June 12. Duty at Corinth till August. Battle of Iuka
September 19. Reconnaissance from Rienzi to Hatchie River September 30.
Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's
Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 12, 1863.
Expedition to Jackson December 18, 1862. Action at Parker's Cross Roads
December 30. Red Mound or Parker's Cross Roads December 31. Duty at Corinth
till April 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Rock
Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Duty
at Memphis, Tenn., till October, and at Prospect, Tenn., till February 1864.
Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13.
Sugar Valley, near Resaca, May 9. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May
14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek
and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5.
Operations about Marietta and against Kennesaw Mountain June 10-July 2.
Assault on Kennesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Ruff's Mills July 3-4.
Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta
July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of
Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Duty at
Marietta till October. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. March to
the sea November 10. Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December
10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnaissance to
Salkehatchie River, S.C., January 20. Salkehatchie Swamp February 3-5.
River's Bridge, Salkehatchie River, February 3. Binnaker's Bridge February
9. Orangeburg February 11-13. Columbia February 16-17. Juniper Creek, near
Cheraw, March 3. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of
Goldsboro and Raleigh. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and
his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20.
Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June, and duty there till July.
Mustered out July 11, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers
and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Officers and 122
Enlisted men by disease. Total 214.
Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion"
by Frederick H. Dyer