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13th Ohio Cavalry

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13th Ohio 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     View Entire Book

Regimental History
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.

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

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