United States Regiments & Batteries > Ohio

The 60th Ohio Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 9 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 30 enlisted men to disease during its original nine months of service.

The reorganized regiment lost 3 officers and 110 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 130 enlisted men to disease during the remainder of the Civil War.

Nine months service – 1862
Organized at Gallipolis, Ohio
February 25 Mustered in for nine months srvice
April 27-30 Moved to New Creek, Va. Assigned to Kanawha District, West Virginia, then to Cluserett’s Advance Brigade, Dept. of the Mountains
May 25 Duty at Franklin
June Pursuit of Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley assigned to Piatt’s Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Army of Virginia
June 1 Mt. Carmel Road, near Strasburg
June 1-2 Strasburg and Staunton Road
June 6 Harrisonburg
June 9 Battle of Cross Keys
June 19-22 Moved to Strasburg
June 24 To Middletown
July At Winchester, Va.
September 2 Evacuation of Winchester and retreat to Harper’s Ferry.
September 11-15 Defense of Harper’s Ferry assigned to Miles’ Command, Harper’s Ferry, W. Va.
September 14 Bolivar Heights
September 15 Surrendered with garrison of Harpers Ferry
September 16 Paroled as prisoners of war and sent to Annapolis, Md.; then to Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill.
November 10 Mustered out
Reorganized regiment – 1864
February to April Organized at Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio
April 21 Left State for Alexandria, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 3-June 15 Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va.
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-12 Spottsylvania
May 10 Ny River
May 12-21 Spottsylvania Court House
May 12 Assault on the Salient
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 23-24 Ox Ford
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12 Cold Harbor
June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June 16-18 Before Petersburg
June 16 Siege of Petersburg begins
July 30 Mine Explosion
August 18-21 Six-Mile House, Weldon Railroad
September Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps
September 29-October 2 Poplar Springs Church
October 8 Reconnaissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Road
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Ratcher’s Run
November – December Company K organized
February 25 9th and 10th Independent Ohio Sharpshooter Companies join regiment as Companies G and H
March 25 Fort Stedman
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault on and fall of Petersburg
April 3 Occupation of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9 Surrender of Lee and his army at Appomattox Court House
April 21-28 Moved to Alexandria, Va.
May 23 Grand Review at Washington
July 28 Mustered out