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107th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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107th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 7, by Ohio Roster Commission (Joseph B. Foraker, Governor, James S. Robinson, Sec'y of State and H. A. Axline, Adjutant-General), 1886     View Entire Book

Regimental History
One Hundred and Seventh Infantry. Col., Seraphim Meyer; Lieut.- Cols., Charles Mueller, John S. Cooper; Majs., George Arnold, Augustus Vignos, Fernando C. Suhrer. This regiment was organized at Camp Cleveland, Sept. 9, 1862, to serve for three years. It first moved under orders to Covington, Ky., but soon afterwards was sent to Virginia, spending the winter at Brooks' station, and in the following April moved across the Rappahannock to Chancellorsville, where it took part in the battle of that name. In this disastrous affair the regiment lost 220 officers and men in killed, wounded and prisoners. In the first day's fight at Gettysburg it lost in killed, wounded and prisoners, 250 officers and men and in the second day's fight, in a charge during the afternoon, it against lost heavily in killed and wounded, but captured a Confederate flag from the 8th La. Tigers. Its total loss in the battle of Gettysburg killed, wounded and prisoners was over 400 out of about 550, rank and file with which it entered. With 111 muskets, all that was left of the regiment, it joined in the pursuit of the Confederate army into Virginia. In August it sailed in transports to South Carolina, where it performed picket duty for several months. In Dec, 1864, it was ordered to Deveaux neck, S. C, and while there had several skirmishes with the enemy, losing 5 men killed and 15 wounded. It did picket duty at Georgetown, S. C, until March, 1865, then marched to Sumterville, where it met and defeated the enemy, capturing 3 pieces of artillery, 6 horses and 15 prisoners ; loss to the regiment, 4 men wounded. After the surrender it did provost duty at Charleston, until July 10, 1865, when it was mustered out and returned home.

Footnotes:
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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