Tag Archives: Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Rosecrans Dismissed

On October 17, 1863, Union Major General William Rosecrans was relieved of command of the Army of the Cumberland and replaced by Major General Ulysses S. Grant.  General Grant ordered Major General George H. Thomas to replace General Rosecrans until Grant’s  arrival … Continue reading

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Out of the Frying Pan

On September 26, 1863, the 61st OVI, along with the rest of the Twelth Corps, was reassigned from the Army of the Potomac to the Army of the Cumberland.  The 61st OVI, including Robert Patterson, arrived at Bridgeport, Alabama on October 1, … Continue reading

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The 1st OVI at the Battle of Chickamauga

The following information was taken from Ohio in the War concerning the 1st OVI and its part in the Battle of Chickamauga. On the afternoon of September 13, 1863, the 1st OVI was recalled from Broomtown Valley.  They crossed the Lookout … Continue reading

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