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ONE YEARS' SERVICE

LEWIS BYRAM HULL'S DIARY
 

Written by Lewis Byram Hull of Company F, One Years' Service.

 

Summary: This diary contains information about Lewis Byram Hull's experiences that occurred between October 31, 1861 and October 12, 1862. It was edited by Myra E. Hull.

DEPARTURE OF THE 60TH
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on February 13, 1862.

 

Summary: The 60th Ohio receives their marching orders requiring them to leave for Gallipolis.

LETTER FROM THE 60TH OHIO
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on May 15, 1862.

 

Summary: Describes the forty-five mile, forced march from New Creek Station to Petersburg, Virginia.

LETTER FROM THE OHIO 60TH
 

Written by Heman B. Huggins of Company B, One Years' Service and published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on May 29, 1862.

 

Summary: Discusses some of the hardships of a soldier's life during the march from New Creek Station to a place seventy miles south of there, in Pendleton County.

LETTER FROM THE 60TH OHIO
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on June 5, 1862.

 

Summary: Contains information about the lack of provisions available to the 60th Ohio and mentions their loss in the death of Lieut. F. C. Ankenny.

FROM THE 60TH
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on June 5, 1862.

 

Summary: Contains information about 60th Ohio articles that were published in this newspaper around June of 1862.

LETTER FROM THE 60TH OHIO -- NOTES BY THE WAY
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on Thursday, June 26, 1862.

 

Summary: Contains information about 60th Ohio events that occurred between May 25, 1862 and June 7, 1862.

LETTER FROM THE 60TH OHIO
 

Written by Heman B. Huggins of Company B, One Years' Service and published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on July 3, 1862.

 

Summary: Contains information about 60th Ohio from the eyes of one of their wounded soldiers.

NOTICE TO THE SOLDIERS OF THE 60TH REG'T O.V.I.
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on August 14, 1862.

 

Summary: This is a notice from Col. Trimble requesting that deserters return to the Regiment and that others consider volunteering to help fight for their Country.

LETTER FROM THE 60TH OHIO
 

Written by W.F.B. of the 1st Corps, Army of Virginia, Gen. White's Brigade and published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on September 4, 1862.

 

Summary: Describes the town and people of Winchester, Virginia.

LETTER FROM J. W. STEEL, 60TH OHIO
 

Written by John W. Steel of Company A, One Years' Service and published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on September 4, 1862.

 

Summary: Discusses the raising of the American Flag over Fort Sigel, characteristics of General White, and stories about the number of people who wanted to go through their picket lines to get to the rebel camp.

FROM THE 60TH
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on September 25, 1862.

 

Summary: Discusses the potential arrival of the 60th Ohio and mentions a few of their killed and wounded.

FROM THE 60TH OHIO
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on October 2, 1862.

 

Summary: This is a short article discussing what the Government intends to do with the 60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, as they will be disbanded.

SURRENDER OF HARPER'S FERRY
 

Written by Major J. K. Marlay of the One Year Field & Staff and published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on October 23, 1862.

 

Summary: Describes the surrender of Harper's Ferry caused by the want of ammunition and water.

FROM THE 60TH OHIO
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on November 20, 1862.

 

Summary: This is a short article discussing when the 60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry may arrive home.

THE 60TH OHIO REGIMENT
 

This article was published in The Highland Weekly News: Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio on November 20, 1862.

 

Summary: This is a reprint of an article from the Chicago Tribune which "pays a just tribute to the gallant men of the 60th, and censures the authorities for the bad treatment they have received."

PENSION CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING WAYMAN LAMBERT
 

Written by Col. William H. Trimble of the One Year Field & Staff on November 23, 1864.

 

Summary: This is a letter from Col. Trimble discussing the cause of death of Wayman Lambert and stating he censured and requested the resignation of the Assistant Surgeon due to his inattention to the sick of the Regiment. This letter was used to assist in obtaining Wayman Lambert's pension.

REMINISCENCES: HARPER'S FERRY AND KNOXVILLE
 

Written by Francis M. Thomas, M.D. of Company B, One Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on May 2, 1889.

 

Summary: Describes his experiences at Harper's Ferry when he was with the 60th Ohio, and at Knoxville, Tennessee when he re-enlisted with the 2nd Ohio Heavy Artillery.

TESTIMONY FOR A DISABILITY PENSION
 

Written by Alexander Price of Company C, One Years' Service in 1898.

 

Summary: Details some of the events of the Company relating to the cause of his friend's illness.

TESTIMONY FOR A DISABILITY PENSION
 

Written by Porter Bereman of Company C, One Years' Service in 1899.

 

Summary: Details some of the events of the Company relating to the cause of his friend's illness.

ELEVENTH REUNION
 

This article was published in The News-Herald: Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio on October 6, 1904.

 

Summary: Describes the eleventh reunion of the 60th (one year) regiment, O. V. I., and the 24th Independent Battery, O. L. A., which was held in Smith's Grove in Leesburg, Ohio on September 29, 1904. Includes a list of those present.

THE 60TH OHIO   
 

Written by William H. Sanderson who served in Company C of the 9th Vermont, and Companies I and C of the 2nd Regiment of the U. S. Infantry. It was published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on March 28, 1907.

 

Summary: Describes his surprise that the 60th Ohio had been mustered out of the U. S. service "without honor."

THE 60TH OHIO
 

Written by Charles H. Porter, Sergeant, One Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on October 23, 1913.

 

Summary: Includes information about the battles of Cross Keys and Harper's Ferry. Also addresses the subsequent parole.

LINCOLN AND COURTS-MARTIAL   
 

Written by Maj. J. A. Bering, from Covington, Kentucky and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on June 12, 1919.

 

Summary: Describes the court-martial of a soldier and the intervention by Capt. Geo. B. Gardner, Commander of Co. C. and President Lincoln.

WAS IT GEN. ASHBY?   
 

Written by John J. Walker, of Company F, One Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on May 28, 1925.

 

Summary: Describes how Col. Cluseret, near Harrisonburg, took a "pot shot" at a rebel - perhaps Gen. Ashby.



THREE YEARS' SERVICE

THOMAS W. STEPHENSON'S LETTERS
 

Written by Thomas W. Stephenson of Company C, Three Years' Service.

 

Summary: These are transcriptions of letters that Thomas W. Stephenson wrote to his wife, Elizabeth (nee Piper). They were written between March and September 1864.

Mar. 4, 1864 Jul. 10, 1864
Mar. 25, 1864 Jul. 13, 1864
Apr. 5, 1864 Jul. 17, 1864
Apr. 13, 1864 Jul. 23, 1864
Mar. or Apr. 17, 1864 Jul. 29 1864
Apr. 20, 1864 Aug. 2, 1864
May 4-9, 1864 Aug. 8, 1864
after May 12, 1864 Aug. 13, 1864
Jun. 11, 1864 Aug. 22, 1864
June 1864 Aug. 28, 1864
Jun. 22, 1864 Sept. 8, 1864
Jul. 5, 1864 Sept. 10, 1864
Jul. 7, 1864 Sept. 16, 1864

CARRUTHERS' NARRATIVE
 

Written by Charles C. Carruthers of Company G, Three Years' Service.

 

Summary: This narrative was read before the Tallmadge Historical Society by Elmore P. Carrothers [sic] on January 11, 1865. It provides an account of the military experiences of his brother, Charles C. Corrothers [sic], in the Army of the Potomac in the Year 1864.

HISTORY OF THE 60TH O.V.I. OF 1864
 

Written by John H. Ellis of Company D, Three Years' Service.

 

Summary: This history was read at the 3rd annual reunion held in Westerville, Ohio on September 16th and 17th in 1890.

O. B. WILCOX'S LETTER TO JOHN H. ELLIS
 

Written on February 20, 1895, by O. B. Wilcox, Brevt. Major Gen. U.S. Vols to John H. Ellis, who was formerly in Company D, Three Years' Service, and currently the President of the 60th Ohio Organization.

 

Summary: Details some of the events of the Regiment and how they behaved with great gallantry, despite being a new and undrilled organization.

DEATH OF GEN. A. P. HILL
 

Written by Julius E. Henderson of Company B, Three Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on November 30, 1905.

 

Summary: Provides information that fixes the time and place of the killing of the Confederate leader.

EXECUTED AS A SPY
 

Written by Julius E. Henderson of Company B, Three Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on July 1, 1909.

 

Summary: Contains information about the execution of a man of the 3rd Maryland, Second Brigade, First Division, Ninth Corps. He was found guilty of being a spy and a deserter, and was sentenced to be shot.

WOUNDED AT COLD HARBOR
 

Written by J. F. Curren, First Adjutant, Three Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on September 8, 1910.

 

Summary: Corrects previously published statistics regarding the number of soldiers who died in battle and/or of wounds.

HISTORY OF THE 60TH OHIO REGIMENT
 

Written by Jacob Briggs of Company B, Three Years' Service.

 

Summary: This history was read at the 60th Regiment Reunion held at Mt. Vernon, Ohio on September 26th and 27th in 1911.

GEN. GORDON'S VIEW
 

Written by Julius E. Henderson of Company B, Three Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on November 7, 1912.

 

Summary: Discusses General Gordon's view of why his attack on Fort Stedman failed.

THE 60TH OHIO
 

Written by George Warren Campbell of Company A, Three Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on November 20, 1913.

 

Summary: Mentions the battle of the Wilderness, crossing the Rapidan, Spotsylvania, and the Ny River. States that the 60th Ohio was complimented for its gallantry, but suffered a high percentage of casualties for the length of time in active service.

TO THE BRAVES OF THE 60TH REGT. O.V.I. OF 1864
 

Written by William M. Nace of Company D, Three Years' Service.

 

Summary: This poem was written on June 19, 1915 by William M. Nace who served as a private with the 60th Ohio. It was dedicated to those with whom he served.

FORT STEDMAN   
 

Written by Julius E. Henderson of Company B, Three Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on February 12, 1920.

 

Summary: Describes the "most valorous and splendid charge and recapture of the fort."

THE GENEALOGY AND ACTUAL EXPERIENCE OF AN OHIO SOLDIER DURING THE CIVIL WAR
 

Written by George Warren Campbell of Company A, Three Years' Service on January 2, 1924.

 

Summary: Provides an account of his military experiences as a 1st Lieutenant of Company A.

MORE OF "FORT FIZZLE"   
 

Written by J. E. Henderson of Company B, Three Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on March 5, 1925.

 

Summary: Comrade who was a member of the Knights of the Golden Circle tells of "The Holmes County Rebellion."

WITH THE 60TH OHIO AROUND PETERSBURG
 

Written by Hezekiah Bradds of Company C, Three Years' Service and published in The National Tribune: Washington, D.C., on Thursday, April 8, 1926.

 

Summary: In the Campaign of 1864-65, Under Grant, From the Wilderness To the Fall of Lee -- Scenes and Incidents Around Petersburg -- The Terrible Fighting and Attack on Fort Stedman. First to Enter Petersburg and Place Flag on Courthouse. The Surrender.





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