Battle Unit Details


86th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)

Organized at Camp Cleveland, Ohio, and mustered in for six months' service July 17, 1863. Moved to Zanesville, Ohio, July 19. Expedition from Zanesville to Eagleport, Ohio, to intercept Morgan July 20-24. Skirmish at Eagleport July 20. Expedition from Zanesville to Cambridge, Ohio, in pursuit of Morgan July 19-25. Skirmish near New Lisbon July 26. Capture of Gen. Morgan's Command near Salineville July 26. Moved to Camp Nelson, Ky., August 8-11. Attached to DeCourcy's Brigade, Willcox's Left Wing forces, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Dept. Ohio, to February, 1864.

Expedition under DeCourcy to Cumberland Gap August 17-September 7, 1863. Operations about Cumberland Gap September 7-10. Capture of Cumberland Gap September 9. Occupation of Rocky Fort September 9. Garrison at Cumberland Gap September 9, 1863, to January 16, 1864. March to Nicholasville, Ky., January 16-23, thence moved to Cleveland, Ohio, January 23-26. Mustered out February 10, 1864.

Regiment lost during service by disease 37 Enlisted men.
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