Battle Unit Details


5th Independent Battalion, Ohio Cavalry (6 months, 1863-64)


Organized at Columbus. Ohio, for six months July 9-September 2, 1863. Duty on southern border of Ohio till August. Moved to Camp Chase, Ohio, and Battalion organization there completed. Ordered to Cincinnati, Ohio. September 8, thence moved into District of Eastern Kentucky, Headquarters at Flemingsburg. Engaged in scouting and raiding guerrillas in that District till February, 1864. Skirmish in Morgan County, Ky., October 6, 1863, and at Liberty, Ky., October 12, 1863. Mustered out February 15, 1864.

Battalion lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 2 Enlisted men by disease. Total 3.

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