United States Regiments & Batteries > Ohio

Union The 123rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 90 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 92 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument in the National Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia.

Organized at Monroeville, Ohio
September 24 Mustered in under Colonel William T. Wilson
October 16 Left State for Parkersburg, W. Va.
October 20 Moved to Clarksburg. Attached to Railroad Division, West Virginia.
October 27-30 March from Clarksburg to Buckhannon, W. Va.
November 3 To Beverly
November 8 Moved to Huttonville
November 16 To Webster
November 18 To New Creek
November 19 Duty at New Creek
December 12 Moved to Petersburg
January 3 March to relief of Moorefield
January 10 Duty at Romney attached to Defenses of the Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department
March 4 At Winchester, Va. attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps
April 20 Reconnaissance toward Wardensville and Strasburg
April 22-29 Operations in Shenandoah Valley
April 25-30 Scout to Strasburg
June 13-15 Battle of Winchester
June 15 Regiment surrendered and paroled by Colonel Ely, Commanding Brigade
July Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna
August Exchanged and assigned to Provost duty at McReynolds’ Command, Martinsburg, W. Va.
August-April Duty along Baltimore & Ohio Railroad from Harper’s Ferry to Monocacy Junction
December Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of West Virginia
April 30-May 16 Sigel’s Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Army of West Virginia
May 16 Battle of New Market
May 24-June 5 Advance to Staunton
June 5 Action at Piedmont
June 6 Occupation of Staunton
June 10-July 1 Hunter’s Raid on Lynchburg
June 17-18 Lynchburg
July 12-15 Moved to Shenandoah Valley
July 15 Snicker’s Ferry
July 24
Second Battle of Kernstown
August 7-November 28 Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
September 3 Berryville
September 19
Battle of Opequan, or Third Battle of Winchester
September 22
Battle of Fisher’s Hill
October 13 Cedar Creek
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
October-December Duty at Kernstown
December 19 Moved to Washington, D.C. then to Aikens’ Landing, Va. Attached to 1st Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James
December Siege operations against Richmond and Petersburg
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 29-31 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 in the Dept. of Virginia
June 12 Mustered out