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There were actually two regiments called the 60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. One was raised for a term of one year, and the second for three years. The One Years' Service was organized at Gallipolis, Ohio on February 25th and 28th in 1862 to serve one year. It was mustered out of service November 10, 1862, in accordance with orders from the War Department.

The official list of battles included:

Strasburg, VirginiaJune 1-2, 1862
Harrisburg, VirginiaJune 6, 1862
Cross Keys, VirginiaJune 8, 1862
Harper's Ferry, VirginiaSeptember 15, 1862

Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, and I of the Three Years' Service were organized at Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio in the months of February, March, April and May of 1864 to serve three years. Company K was organized in November and December, 1864, to serve one year. The 9th and 10th Independent Companies, Ohio Sharpshooters, were transferred to this Regiment on February 24, 1865, and became known as Companies G and H. It was mustered out of service July 28, 1865, in accordance with orders from the War Department.

The official list of battles included:

Wilderness, VirginiaMay 5-7, 1864
Mary's Bridge (Nye River), VirginiaMay 9, 1864
Spotsylvania Court House, VirginiaMay 8-18, 1864
North Anna River, VirginiaMay 23-27, 1864
Cold Harbor, VirginiaJune 1-12, 1864
Petersburg, VirginiaJune 15-19, 1864
Petersburg (Mine Explosion), VirginiaJuly 30, 1864
Six Mile House (Weldon Railroad), VirginiaAugust 18-21, 1864
Ream's Station, VirginiaAugust 24, 1864
Preble's Farm (Poplar Springs Church), VirginiaSept. 30 to Oct. 1, 1864
Nottoway River, VirginiaDecember 10, 1864
Fort Steadman, VirginiaMarch 25, 1865
Fall of Peterburg, VirginiaApril 2, 1865

Ohio Roster Commission. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866. Vol. V. Akron, Ohio: Werner Ptg. and Mfg. Co., 1887.




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