63rd Ohio Regiment Infantry
Organized at Marietta, Ohio, by consolidation of Battalions of the 22nd and
63rd Ohio Infantry January 25, 1862. Moved to Paducah, Ky., February 18-23,
thence to Commerce, Mo. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the
Mississippi, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade. 2nd Division, Army of the
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 of the Tennessee, to March, 1863. 4th Brigade,
District of Corinth, Miss., 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd
Brigade, District of Memphis, 5th Division, 16th Army Corps. to November,
1863. Fuller's Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd
Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st
Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Operations against New Madrid, Mo., March 3-14, 1862. Siege and
capture of Island Number 10, Mississippi River, and pursuit to Tiptonville,
March 15-April 8. Tiptonville April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn.,
April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 18-23. Action at
Monterey April 29. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30.
Skirmish at Farmington May 1. Reconnaissance toward Corinth May 8.
Occupation of Corinth May 30, and pursuit to Booneville May 36-June 12. Duty
at Clear Creek till August 29. Battle of Iuka, Miss., 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, operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November 2, 1862,
to January 12, 1863. Expedition to Jackson after Forest December 18, 1862,
to January 3, 1863. Action at Parker's Cross Roads December 30, 1862. Red
Mound, or Parker's Cross Roads, December 31. Lexington, Tenn., January 3,
1863. Moved to Corinth, Miss., January 9, and duty there till April. Dodge's
Expedition into 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 18. Movement to Prospect, Tenn., October 18-November 30, and
duty there till January, 1864. Veterans absent on furlough January 2 to
February 28, 1864. Decatur, Ala., March 8. Duty at Decatur till May. Atlanta
Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13. Sugar Valley
near Resaca May 9. 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. Chattahoochee River July
5-17. Decatur and Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August
25. Ezra Chapel July 28. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of
Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. At East
Point till October 4. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 4-26. March to
the sea November 15-December 10. Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of
Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865.
Reconnaissance to the Salkehatchie River, S.C., January 20. Salkehatchie
Swamps February 2-5. Skirmishes at Rivers and Broxton Bridges February 2.
Action at Rivers Bridge February 3. Binnaker's Bridge, South Edisto River,
February 9. Orangeburg February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of
Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance
on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. 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 5, and duty there till July. Mustered out July 8, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 91 Enlisted men killed and mortally
wounded and 5 Officers and 259 Enlisted men by disease. Total 357.