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13th Ohio Cavalry
Cavalry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the
State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 11, by Ohio
Roster Commission (Joseph B. Foraker, Governor, James S. Robinson, Sec'y of
State and H. A. Axline, Adjutant-General), 1886
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|Thirteenth Cavalry. — Lieut.-Cols., Noah H. Hixon,
Stephen R. Clark; Majs., John N. Cherry, Francis C. Russell, William
Jarvis, Richard H. Wheeler. This regiment was organized from May 5,
1864, to March 23, 1865, at Camp Chase. It was formed by the
reenlistment of members of the 4th and 5th independent cavalry
battalions (six months organizations) and recruits from different parts
of the state. From its organization until Dec. 18, 1864, the regiment
acted as infantry, but on that day the men were armed and equipped as
cavalry and served as such until mustered out. The following is a list
of battles, in which this regiment bore an honorable part, in the
compilation of which reference has been made to the Official Army
Register, Part V, page 20, and other sources : Weldon railroad, Assault
on Petersburg, Reams' station, Peebles' farm, Poplar Spring Church,
Hatcher's run, South Side railroad, Hatcher's run, Dinwiddle Court
House, Amelia springs, Jetersville, Appomattox C. H. (Lee's Surrender).
The regiment was mustered out of service on Aug. 10, 1865, at
Petersburg, Va., in accordance with orders from the war department.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2