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32nd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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Date: Sep 1861 to 20 Jul 1865
Location: Ohio, United Statesmap
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32nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry

The 32nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (32nd OVI) was organized at Mansfield, Ohio, August 20 - September 7, 1861, and mustered in for three years of service under the command of Colonel Thomas H. Ford.

The regiment lost during service:

  • 5 Officers and 99 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded
  • 2 Officers and 143 Enlisted men by disease.
    • Total 240.


Field and Staff


Lieutenant Colonels

  • Ebenezer H. Swinney
  • Robert H. Bently
  • Sheldon Guthrie



  • John W. Mowry
  • James G. Buchannan
  • Alfred H. Brundage
  • Thomas P. Bond



Medal of Honor Recipient

  • Theo. F. Fisher, Company H, Color Sergeant, for gallant conduct on July 22, 1864. This medal was awarded by the Seventeenth Army Corps and is not a Congressional Medal of Honor.[1]

Battles and Skirmishes

Battle of Cheat Mountain Sep 12–15, 1861 Pocahontas and Randolph Counties, VA
Battle of Greenbrier River Oct 3, 1861 Pocahontas County, VA
Battle of McDowell May 8, 1862, Highland County, VA
Battle of Cross Keys June 8, 1862, Rockingham County, VA
Battle of Harpers Ferry September 12–15, 1862 Hapers Ferry, WV
Battle of Port Gibson May 1, 1863 Port Gibson, MS
Battle of Raymond May 12, 1863, Raymond, MS
Battle of Jackson May 14, 1863 Jackson, MS
Battle of Champion Hill May 16, 1863 Hinds County, MS
Siege of Vicksburg
Assaults May 19 & 22
May 18, 1863 – Jul 4, 1863 Warren County, MS
Atlanta Campaign May 7, 1863 – Sep 2, 1864 Atlanta, GA
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain June 27, 1864 Kennesaw, GA
Battle of Atlanta July 21, 1864 Atlanta, GA
Battle of Jonesborough August 31–September 1, 1864 Clayton County, GA
Battle of Lovejoy's Station August 20, 1864 Lovejoy, GA
Sherman's March to the Sea November 15 - December 21, 1864 GA
Carolinas Campaign February 1865 – April 26, 1865 Carolinas
Battle of Bentonville Mar 19 - 21, 1865 Bentonville, NC
Union Victory
Confederate Victory



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