A history of the original 76th Ohio Infantry:
UNION OHIO VOLUNTEERS
76th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Organized at Camp Sherman, Newark, Ohio, October
5, 1861, to
February 3, 1862. Moved to Paducah, Ky., February 9, thence to Fort
Donelson, Tenn. Attached to 3rd Brigade,
3rd Division, District of
West Tennessee and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. Helena,
Ark., District of Eastern
Arkansas, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade,
1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee,
1862. 2nd Brigade, 11th Division, 13th Army Corps (Old),
Dept. of the Tennessee, December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division,
Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st
Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to
1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.-Investment and capture of
Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 13-
16, 1862. Expedition toward Purdy and operations about Crump's
Landing, Tenn., March
9-14. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7.
Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to
Tenn., June 1-17, and duty there till July 24. Moved to
Helena, Ark., July 24, and duty there till October. Expedition
Milliken's Bend, La., August 16-27. Capture of Steamer "Fair Play"
August 17. Milliken's Bend August 16 and 18.
Expedition up the Yazoo
August 20-27. Bolivar August 22 and 25. Greenville August 23.
Expedition to Pilot Knob, Mo.,
October 22-November 12. Expedition
from Helena against Arkansas Post, Ark., November 16-21. At Helena
22. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 22, 1862, to
January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Bluff
December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863.
Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas
Post, January 10-11.
Moved to Young's Point January 17-23, and duty there till April.
Expedition to Greenville, Black
Bayou and Deer Creek April 2-14.
Deer Creek April 7. Black Bayou April 10. Demonstrations on Haines
Bluffs April 29-May 2. Moved to join army in rear of
Vicksburg, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf, May 2-14. Fourteen
Mile Creek May 12-13. Jackson May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July
4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance
on Jackson, Miss.,
July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Bolton's Depot July 16.
Briar Creek near Canton July 17.
Canton July 18. Camp at Big Black
till September 23. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence march to
September 23-November 20. Operations on Memphis
& Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Cherokee Station
21 and 29. Cane Creek October 26. Bear Creek, Tuscumbia,
October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles
Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Ringgold
Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. March to
relief of Knoxville,
Tenn., November 28-December 8. Moved to Alabama and duty at Paint
Rock till May, 1864. Regiment
re-enlisted January 4, 1864. Atlanta
(Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13.
May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas
May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles
about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5.
Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain
2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5.
Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Battle of Atlanta
July 22. Siege of
Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel, Hood's second sortie, July
28. Flank movement on Jonesboro
August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro
August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations
against Hood in
forth Georgia and North Alabama September 29-
November 3. Ship's Gap, Taylor's Ridge. October 16. March to the sea
15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign
of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnoissance to
Salkehatchie River, S. C., January 20. Salkehatchie Swamp February 2-
5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto
River February 12-13.
Congaree Creek February 15. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of
Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21.
Occupation of Goldsboro March 24.
Advance on Raleigh April 10-24. Occupation of Raleigh April 14.
April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March
to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 21. Grand
May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June, and there mustered
out July 15, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 9 Officers
and 82 Enlisted men killed
and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 265 Enlisted men by disease.
Thanks to Charles Misulia for providing this information!