United States Regiments & Batteries > Ohio


The 62nd Ohio Infantry Regiment lost 11 officers and 102 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 129 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1861
September 17 to December 24 Organized at Zanesville, McConnellsville and Somerton, Ohio
1862
January 17 Left State for Cumberland, Md.
February 3 Moved to Paw Paw Tunnel.
February Duty at Paw Paw Tunnel and Great Cacapon Creek.¬†Attached to 2nd Brigade, Landers’ Division, Army of the Potomac
March 10-15 Advance on Winchester, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Shields’ Division, Banks’ 5th Army Corps
March 18-21 Reconnaissance to Strasburg
March 22-23 Battle of Winchester
March 25 Mt. Jackson
March 27 Strasburg
April 1 Woodstock
April 2 Edenburg
April 4 Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Department of the Shenandoah
May Attached to 2nd Brigade, Shields’ Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock
May 2-4 Expedition to Harrisonburg
May 12-22 March to Fredericksburg, Va.
May 11 Great Cross Roads
May 25-30 March to Front Royal
June 5 Port Republic
June 9 Battle of Port Republic (cover retreat)
June 29 Ordered to the Peninsula, Va.
July 3-4 At Harrison’s Landing. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
August 16-23 Movement to Fortress Monroe then moved to Suffolk, Va., and duty there
September Assigned to Ferry’s Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
October 25 Action on the Blackwater
December 1-3 Expedition from Suffolk
December 2 Action near Franklin on Blackwater
December 12 Zuni
December 31 Moved to Norfolk, Va.
1863
January 4 To Beaufort and New Berne, N. C. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
January 25 Moved to Port Royal, S.C.
February At St. Helena Island, S. C., attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of the South
April 3 to July 10 Occupation of Folly Island, S.C. Attached to United States forces, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South
April 7 Skirmish at Folly Island
July 10 Attack on Morris Island, S. C. Attached to 1st Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps
July 11 and 18 Assaults on Fort Wagner, Morris Island. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Morris Island, S.C.
July 10-September 7 Siege operations against Fort Wagner, Morris Island, and against Fort Sumter and Charleston attached to 2nd Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps
September 7 Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island
October Operations against Charleston attached to Howell’s Brigade, Gordon’s Division, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps
November 7 Moved to Hilton Head, S.C.
December Assigned to District Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Army Corps
1864
January 3 Regiment reenlisted
April Moved to Yorktown, Va. and assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
May 4-28 Butler’s operations on south side of the James River against Petersburg and Richmond
May 5 Capture of Bermuda Hundred and City Point
May 9-10 Swift Creek
May 12-16 Operations against Fort Darling
May 14-16 Battle of Drury’s Bluff
May 16-30 Bermuda Hundred front
May 20 Ware Bottom Church
June 16-17 Port Walthal and on the Bermuda Hundred front
June 16 Siege operations begin against Petersburg and Richmond
August 13-20 Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom
August 14-18 Strawberry Plains
September 29-October 1 New Market Heights, Chaffin’s Farm
October 7 and 13 Darbytown Road
October 27-28 Battle of Fair Oaks
November Duty in trenches north of the James before Richmond Hill
December Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps
1865
March 27-28 Moved to Hatcher’s Run
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
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-September Garrison and guard duty in District of South Anna, Dept. of Virginia
September 1 Consolidated with 67th Ohio Infantry
December 7 Mustered out