United States Regiments & Batteries > Ohio


The 116th Ohio Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 90 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 officers and 88 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
Organized at Marietta and Gallipolis, Ohio
September 18 Eight companies mustered in under Colonel James Washburn.
October 16 Left State for Parkersburg, W. Va., then moved to Clarksburg and Buckhannon
October 28 Companies F & K mustered in and joined regiment at Buckhannon
November 9 Moved to New Creek
December 12 To Moorefield
December 15 Duty at Moorefield, W. Va. attached to Railroad Division, West Virginia
1863
January To Romney, W. Va. Assigned to Defenses of the Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department
January 3 Moorefield
January-February At Romney
February 16 Near Romney
March 17 At Winchester, Va. assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department
April 20-29 Operations in Shenandoah Valley
April 20 Scout toward Wardensville and Strasburg
April 25-29 Scout to Strasburg
June 13 Bunker Hill (Companies A & I)
June 13-15 Battle of Winchester
June 15-16 Retreat to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va. Attached to 1st Brigade, Elliott’s Command, 8th Army Corps
July 1-4 To Washington, D.C.
July 5 Join Army of the Potomac at Frederick, Md.
July 5-24 Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va.
July 23 Wapping Heights, Va.
August 4, 1863 At Martinsburg, W. Va. attached to McReynolds’ Command, Martinsburg, W. Va., Dept. of West Virginia
December Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, West Virginia
1864
April 29 Attached to 1st Brigade. 1st Infantry Division, West Virginia
October 16 Skirmish at Hedgesville (Detachment)
April 29-May 16 Sigel’s Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market
May 15 Battle of New Market
May 24-June 6 Advance on Staunton
June 5 Piedmont
June 6 Occupation of Staunton
June 10-July 1 Hunter’s raid on Lynchburg
June 17-18 Lynchburg
July Ordered to the Shenandoah Valley
July 24 Battle of Kernstown-Winchester
August 7-
November 28
Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
August 21 & 22 Charlestown
August 29 Charlestown
September 3 Berryville
September 19 Battle of Winchester, Opaquan Creek
September 22 Fisher’s Hill
October 13 Cedar Creek
October 19. Battle of Cedar Creek
November 18 Duty at Opequan Crossing
December 19 Moved to Washington, D.C., December 19; then to Aiken’s Landing, Va. Attached to 1st Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James
December 27 Siege of Petersburg and Richmond
1865
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 29-April 1 Hatcher’s Run
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 6 Rice’s Station
April 9 Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.
April-June Duty at Richmond, Va.
June 14 Mustered out. Companies F & K consolidated with 62nd Ohio Infantry