105th Ohio Infantry
compiled by Larry Stevens
References for this Unit

  •    Ohio In The War-Volume II. Whitelaw Reid. Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. Cincinnati 1868
  •    National Tribune. The Death of Col. Creighton. Porter Watson. 105th O.V.I. June 4th, 1885
  •    National Tribune. The 105th Ohio at Chickamauga. John E. Wildman. 105th O.V.I. May 10th, 1888
  •    Report of the Seventeenth Reunion of the 105th Regiment, OVI, Held at Painesville, Ohio, October 5th
    and 6th, 1892. 14 pgs. Record Print. Chardon. Ohio. 1892
  •    Report of the Eighteenth Reunion of the 105th Regiment, OVI, Held at Warren, Ohio, October 5th and
    6th, 1893. 12 pgs. H.C. Parsons Printer. Chardon. Ohio. 1893
  •    Report of the Nineteenth Reunion of the 105th Regiment, OVI, Held at Youngstown, Ohio, October 11th
    and 12th, 1894. 16 pgs. Republican Print. Chardon. Ohio. 1894
  •    Historical Souvenir of the 105th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers, Prepared for the Nineteenth Annual
    Reunion, Survivors' Association, Held at Youngstown, Ohio, October 11 and 12, 1894. by Albion W.
    Tourgee. 12 pgs. A progress report of the regimental history.
  •    The Story of a Thousand. by Albion W. Tourgee. Articles in Cosmopolitan. XVII. 1894/95. pgs. 69-80, 223-
    234, 341-355, 491-506, 608-619, 728-738. Maps. Illustrated by Fredrick Remington
  •    The Story of a Thousand. Being a History of the Service of the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in the War
    of the Union from August 21, 1862 to June 6, 1865. By Albion W. Tourgee, LL. D. S. 409 pgs. McGerald and
    Son. Buffalo. N.Y. 1896
  •    William Ransom Tuttle Papers. Capt. William R. Tuttle Co E&H 105th OVI during the Civil War. Summary
    Orders, circulars, instructions, battle reports, loyalty oaths, ordnance invoices, telegrams, absentee and
    casualty reports, a detail book, and letters. 0.8 linear ft. Call# MS. 3545. Archives Library. Western Reserve
    Historical Society. Cleveland. Ohio
  •    The James Nesbitt-Isaac P.C. Raub Family Papers. 1859-1877. James Nesbitt and Isaac P.C. Raub
    served with the 105th OVI. Includes a lively correspondence with family and friends during the war. 0.2 linear
    ft. Call# MS. 3966. Archives Library. Western Reserve Historical Society. Cleveland. Ohio
  •    National Tribune. In Fayetteville - Inhospitable Women - Gen. Blair's Headquarters. Fred T. Cook. 105th
    O.V.I. May 14th, 1903
  •    National Tribune. The Fight at Milton. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. May 25th, 1905. Milton, Tennessee.
    March 20, 1863
  •    Report of the 31st Annual Reunion of the 105th Regiment, OVI, Held at Youngstown, O, October 11th and
    12th, 1906. 19 pgs. NP. ND.
  •    National Tribune. Terrill's Brigade at Perryville. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. June 14th, 1906
  •    National Tribune. Raid on McMinnville. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. August 30th, 1908. McMinnville, Tenn.
    April 20, 1863
  •    National Tribune. The Pole Bridge Across the Tennessee. J.C. Hartzell. 105th O.V.I. January 6th, 1910.
    Chickamauga Campaign
  •    National Tribune. Stands Up for the 14th. William P. DeWolf. 105th O.V.I. May 19th, 1910. Chickamauga
  •    National Tribune. The Night We Crossed the Catawba. Samuel Beight. 105th O.V.I. January 25th, 1912
  •    In Memoriam: Henry Harrison Cumings, Charlotte J. Cumings. by Rev. J.N. Fradenburgh. Includes extracts
    from Cumings' diary of his experiences as an officer in the 105th Regiment O.V.I. 1862-1865. pages 35-163.
    235 pages. Derrick Publishing Co. Oil City, PA 1913. Location: Call# IKG (Ohio 105th Regt.) 80-2814. New
    York Public Library. New York. New York
  •    National Tribune. With the 105th Ohio from Circleville, Ohio, to the Battlefield of Chickamauga. S.D.
    Saliday. 105th O.V.I. July 7th, 1921
  •    National Tribune. Battle of Chickamauga. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. September 1st, 1921
  •    National Tribune. Shell-Anna. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. September 14th, 1922. Atlanta Campaign
  •    National Tribune. The Fighting at Lookout. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. June 14th, 1923
National Tribune. Baptized at Chickamauga. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. July 5th, 1923
National Tribune. Who Fought at Lookout? C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. September 20th, 1923
National Tribune. What Rebel General? C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. December 6th, 1923. Battle of Franklin
National Tribune. At Chattanooga. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. May 22nd, 1924
National Tribune. Reynolds at Chickamauga. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. November 20th, 1924
National Tribune. Opening "Cracker Line." C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. April 23rd, 1925
National Tribune. The Truce at Kenesaw. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. September 3rd, 1925
National Tribune. As to Rosecrans. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. October 1st, 1925
National Tribune. Army Loved Rosecrans. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. October 29th, 1925
National Tribune. Tenth Division at Perryville. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. January 28th, 1926
National Tribune. Who Killed Jackson? C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. November 4th, 1926. Stonewall Jackson
National Tribune. Buckeye Veteran Recalls Battle. C.K. Radcliff. 105th O.V.I. October 5th, 1939
Civil War Diaries of Bliss Morse. Bliss Morse 105th OVI. Compiled, Edited and Published by Loren J. Morse. 92
pgs. Pittcraft. Pittsburgh. Kansas. 1964
A Civil War War Diary of Albion W. Tourgee. Albion W. Tourgee, 105th O.V.I.. Edited by Dean H. Keller. Original
Diary at: Chautaugua County Historical Society. Westfield, N.Y.. Published in: Ohio History. Vol.74 No.2. Spring.
1965. Published by: The Ohio Historical Society. 1965
Carpetbagger's Crusade: The Life Of Albion Winegar Tourgee. by Otto H. Olsen. 395 pgs. The Johns Hopkins
Press. Baltimore. MD. 1965
A Sketchbook Through the South. Horace Rawdon. CWTI 12. November 1973. pp. 22-27. 6 photocopied pages.
Per. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. PA
The Civil War diary of Private Josiah Ayre. Josiah Ayre. 105th OVI. transcribed by James Glauser. 1975? System
ID Number AAV-9334. Call Number E601 .A97x. Reference. NonCirculating. Cleveland Public Library. Cleveland.
Civil War: The Letters of John Holbrook Morse, 1861-1865. Pvt. John H. Morse. Co F 105th OVI. by Bianca
Federico. 224 pgs. Washington. D.C. 1975
The Civil War Diaries and Letters of Bliss Morse. Bliss Morse, 105th O.V.I.. Compiled, Edited and Published by
Loren J. Morse, Wagoner, Oklahoma. Heritage Printing. Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Bound by: Motter Book Binding
Company. Muskogee. Oklahoma. 1985
"Soldiers Three" by Larry Strayer. 2 pgs. In: The Company Wag. Volume 2. Number 1. April. 1989. Newsletter of
the Mudsills reenactment unit. Discusses details of Soldiers Three image located in Tourgee's 105th OVI
regimental and also presented on this web page.
Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
The Muster in of the 105th Ohio. Story from: The Story of a Thousand. Being a History of the service of the 105th
Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in the War of the Union from August 21, 1862 to June 6, 1865. By Albion W. Tourgee, LL.
D. S. McGerald and Son. Buffalo, N.Y. 1896. Published in WWW format by Larry Stevens. Newark. Ohio. 1995
105th Ohio Page. Paul Calloway. 2001
Ohio Volunteer. The Childhood & Civil War Memoirs of Captain John Calvin Hartzell, OVI. Edited by Charles I.
Switzer. 250 pgs. Hardbound. Bibliography and Index. Ohio University Press. Athens. Ohio. 2005
The Story of a Thousand. A History of the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. by Albion W. Tourgee. 536 pgs. Cloth.
Kent State University Press. Kent. Ohio. 2011. Historian Peter Luebke provides in this reprint a index and scholarly
introduction. Also included are famed illustrator Frederic Remington's engravings, which accompanied the book's
excerpts appearing in The Cosmopolitan magazine in 1894 and 1895.

                                                                                                                           "Soldiers Three"

"Lieuts. Tourgee, Wallace and Morgaridge, taken during the course of a dusty march early in July 1863, near
Dechard, Tenn."
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.R. Stevens Collection

One Hundred and Fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1013 men, Albert S. Hall colonel, mustered in at Camp Taylor,
near Cleveland, August 20-21, 1862; served in the defense of Kentucky at Perryville during Bragg's invasion in
1862; in October ordered into Tennessee; in January, 1863, assigned to the Fourth Division, Fourteenth Army
Corps. In active service in Tennessee through 1863 at Chickamauga and Mission Ridge; took part in Sherman's
great campaign through Georgia in 1864; in the campaign of the Carolinas in the opening months of 1865;
reviewed at Washington May 24th, and there mustered out June 3, 1865, 427 men, Lieutenant Colonel George T.
Perkins commanding.

From: The Military History of Ohio. By H.H. Hardesty

From Dyer's Compendium
105th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Cleveland, Ohio, and mustered in August 20, 1862. Ordered to Covington,
Ky., August 21, 1862; thence to Lexington, Ky., August 25. March to relief of Nelson August 30. Retreat to
Louisville, Ky., September 1-15. Attached to 33rd Brigade, 10th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862.
33rd Brigade, 10th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 5th Division (Centre),
14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of
the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd
Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-12. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to
Munfordsville, Ky., October 12, and duty there till November 30. Expedition to Cave City October 31 and November
26. Moved to Bledsoe Creek November 30. Operations against Morgan December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863.
March to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Murfreesboro January 3-11, and duty there till June. Expedition to Auburn,
Liberty and Alexandria February 3-5. Expedition to Woodbury March 3-8. Vaught's Hill, near Milton, March 20.
Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap
June 24-26. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and
Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Shellmound August 21.
Reconnoissance toward Chattanooga August 30-31. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Siege of
Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard
Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Demonstrations on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864.
Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Face Ridge February 23-25. Reconnoissance from Ringgold toward
Tunnel Hill April 29. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Face Ridge May 8-
11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and
battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against
Kenesaw June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's
Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25.
Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September
1. Operations against; Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea
November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-15. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April,
1865. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24.
Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston
and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered
out June 3, 1865. Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 104 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 7
Officers and 126 Enlisted men by disease. Total 240.

Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.

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