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15th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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Biography of Colonel Frank Askew

Biography of Colonel William Wallace

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Reunions

15th Ohio Reunion-1887

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James M. McMeeken-Co. G

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15th Ohio Online Cemetery--Co. A

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15th Ohio Online Cemetery--Co. F

15th Ohio Online Cemetery--Co. I

Willich's Brigade Online Cemetery

NEW BOOK---The Buckeye Vanguard

NEW BOOK---BLOOD SHED IN THIS WAR

In The Footsteps of the 15th Ohio Volunteer Infantry


THE 15TH OHIO VOLUNTEERS AND ITS CAMPAIGNS 1861-1865  by Alex Cope. 863 pages index and roster. The General's Books Columbus, Ohio 1992  (Reprint of original 1916 edition with index added)

HISTORY OF THE OLD SECOND DIVISION by Wm. Sumner Dodge. 582 pages and appendix. Chicago:Church & Goodman 1864

ROBERT BUNDY COLLECTION--includes post war letters of Bvt. Brig. General Frank Askew, Captain Alex Cope and two handwritten letters from General O.O. Howard concerning the battle of Bald Knob, GA

DIARIES/MEMOIRS

CIVIL WAR DIARY OF COL. JOHN McCLENAHAN--15TH OVI, CO. B- unpublished family diary courtesy of Col. McClenahan's great-great grandson Greg Weber

MEMOIRS OF THE CIVIL WAR-Col. John McClenahan-4 type written pages-15th Ohio Regimental File Chickamauga/Chattanooga National Military Park

DIARY OF AMOS GLOVER-Amos Glover 15th OVI-Ohio Historical Society Vol. XLIV Pages 258-272 Ohio Historical Society 1935 Columbus, Ohio (OHS has the original diary in its collection)

DIARY OF WILLIAM McCONNELL PRIVATE CO. I 15TH OVVI-FIRST BRIGADE, 3RD DIVISION, 4TH ARMY CORPS, ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND, SEPTEMBER 16TH, 1861 TO AUGUST 2ND, 1865 published by Charles McConnell Tiro, Ohio 1899 U.S. Army Military History Institute Carlisle, PA

INDEX TO THE DIARY OF WILLIAM McCONNELL Private Printing-Earl L. Mick Clearwater, FL 15 April 1998

DIARY OF CHAPLAIN RANDALL ROSS-15TH OHIO VETERAN VOLUNTEER INFANTRY-JANUARY 1, 1865-DECEMBER 31, 1865-unpublished family diary courtesy of Chaplain Randall Ross's great-great grandaughter Kathy Degelia

DIARY OF FRANK LOUIS SCHREIBER-CO. A, 15TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY-September 6th, 1861 to June 14, 1865--private printing courtesy of Peter Wood--great-great-grandson of Mr. Schreiber

DIARY OF JOHN WELK CO. D 15TH OVI-OCTOBER 9, 1862-SEPTEMBER 20, 1863-MMS 136-Center for Archical Studies Collections Bowling Green State University-Bowling Green, Ohio

 

NEWSPAPER ACCOUNTS

BELMONT (Co.) CHRONICLE-ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO

May 15, 1862-From the 15th Regiment-Field of Shiloh-30April1862

June 12, 1862-From the 15th Regiment-Camp near Corinth, MS 1June1862

April 24, 1862-The 15th at Pittsburg Landing-Letter from Frank Askew, J.M. Welch and F.C. Sessions-11April1862

January 13, 1863-The 15th at Murfreesboro-Letter of Capt. Carroll, Co.K and J.N. Dubois-9Jan1863

January 29, 1863-The 15th at Murfreesboro-Letter of Col. William Wallace-9Jan1863

February 5, 1863-Killed and Wounded of Co. E-15th Regiment at Murfreesboro-About the Prisoners-Letter of L. Danford

March 5, 1863-Letter from the 15th Regiment-Camp Sill, Murfreesboro, TN-19Feb1863

April 16, 1863-The Old 15th to the Copperheads-Murfreesboro, TN-3April1863

August 6, 1863-The 15th Ohio at Liberty Gap-Letter of Lt. Col. Frank Askew- 8July1863

August 27, 1863-Some Good Letters from the Army-Excerpts from a letter by Lt. N.M. Fowler 15th OVI Tullahoma, Tenn 12July1863

October 29, 1863-The 15th at Chickamauga-Letter of Capt. Amos Glover 1Oct1863

December 17, 1863-The 15th Ohio in the Battles at Chattanooga-Letter of Captain Danford-27Nov1863

June 23, 1864-Letter from the 15th Ohio-Chaplain Randal Ross-21May1864-Dallas, Georgia

July 14, 1864-From the 15th Regiment-Letters of Lt. DuBois 26June1864 and Capt. Carroll 28June1864 (Kennesaw Mountain)

April 19, 1865-1865-Letter from the 15th Ohio-Chaplain Randal Ross-22March1865

15th Ohio Recruiting Ad-Aug. 27, 1863-Belmont Chronicle

15th Ohio Recruiting Ad- Dec, 24, 1863-Belmont Chronicle

THE CAMBRIDGE JEFFERSONIAN

September 5, 1895-"A Swindler's Record" Article on Joesph Dubois

September 6, 1906- "31st Reunion 15th OVVI" notice

 

FOSTORIA REVIEW-DISPATCH

August 2, 1898--Co. D Reunion Notice

 

WYANDOT CHIEF

August 18, 1898--"Soldiers Reunion" Co. D

WYANDOT Co. REPUBLICIAN

August 25, 1898-"Old Soldiers of Wyandot County Meet"

 

WYANDOT (Co.) PIONEER-UPPER SANDUSKY, OHIO

February 6, 1863-Army Correspondence-Letter of Capt. Samuel Pettit 20Jan1863

May 8, 1863--Camp Correspondence--Letter of Capt. Pettit concerning Moses Dickey's Copperhead Speech

October 23, 1863--Army Correspondence-Lieut. Geiger letter dated 2Oct1863

January 15, 1864--Army Correspondence-Capt. Pettit letter dated 24Dec1863

June 10, 1864--Letter from Chaplain Randall Ross dated 21May1864--Co. A Casualties

June 24, 1864--Letter from Chaplain Randall Ross dated 31May1864--Casualty lists

 

MANSFIELD NEWS

September 8, 1910-"Veterans of Fifteenth O.V.I. Are Here for Annual Reunion"

September 9, 1910-"Reunion is Ended with a Campfire"

September 19, 1912-"Old Comrades Hold Reunion"

September 20, 1912-Reunion Article

 

MANSFIELD SEMI-WEEKLY HERALD

May 18, 1861-"Drumhead Literature"

May 25, 1861-"Drumhead Literature"

June 12, 1861-Discourses upon Ups and Downs of Soldier's Life

June 26, 1861-Descent on Rowlesburg

June 29, 1861-"Drumhead Literature"

July 3, 1861-"Drumhead Literature"

August 3, 1861-"Drumhead Literature"

October 30, 1861-

 

THE NEWARK ADVOCATE

October 20, 1936-"Governor Tod Could Be Servere" (Article about Col. Wallace in Holmes Co.)

 

STEUBENVILLE HERALD STAR

September 23, 1898-"Reunion Fifteenth Ohio"

January 22, 1900-"In Memoriam" Obit for Lorenzo Danford

 

VAN WERT DAILY BULLETIN

August 12, 1910- obit notice of Capt. A. J. Gleason

 

WEEKLY HERALD DISPATCH-DECATUR, ILL.

June 2, 1894-The Capture of Bald Knob-General O.O. Howard

 

ZANESVILLE COURIER

August 7, 1863-From the 15th Ohio-Letter of Joseph McKinney, Co. A, 15th Regiment

March 26, 1864-Soldiers Supper

January 25, 1865-From our own Correspondent-Letter of W.E. Richey Sgt. Co. A 15th Regiment

MISC. PAPERS AND ARTICLES

A Days March-Chaplain Randall Ross-United States Service Magazine-Vol III Pgs. 180-83     1865

A Letter from San Antonio DeBexar-Oct. 10 1865-Chaplain Randall Ross-United States Service Magazine. Vol. V pgs. 172-177 1866

The Battle of Stones River-as seen by on who was there-Robert B. Stewart Blue and Gray-Vol. V 10-14    1895

The Battle of Nashville-Robert B. Stewart  Blue and Gray Vol. III Pgs 18-20   1894

Camp Chase Shootings-Aldie's Civil War Weekly-www.us-civilwar.com/aldie

History of Van Wert County and Representative Citizens--p. 325-327 "A Brave Deed"--Private Cupp-Co. H and "Hugh Thompson" Co. H

"Makes Us a Set of Niggers"-Court Martial of Lt. Col. William T. Wilson-15th OVI  Tarnished Eagles by Thomas P. Lowry, MD Stackpole Books Harrisburg, PA   p. 70-73

"Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry-Court Martial of Major John McClenahan-Murfreesboro, TN 5 March 1863"--National Archives

"The Fourth Corps and a Brief Outline of Its History from Lookout to Atlanta" To the Editors of the National Tribune by Jacob Krissinger-Co. A---23August1883

"A Prisoners Story. Experiences That Are Not Within the Power of Language to Describe." National Tribune- No Date -W.G.Malin Co. E 

Topo Map of Stones River Battlefield-1862-National Park Service-(Shows terrain as it was in 1862 and current map showing terrain today along with probable line of retreat-15th OVI)

"War Within Walls" Ohio History Volume 96 p. 46-48 Ohio Historical Society Online Edition (Account of Col. Wallace at Camp Chase, Ohio)

"The Gallant Boys Are Not Weary of Well Doing--The 15th Ohio and the Copperheads" by Robert Bundy  May, 2009 Ohio Civil War Genealogical Journal-Volume XIII Issue #3-2009   pages 107-110

 

LETTER COLLECTIONS

The Civil War Letters of Isaac G. Cope, Family & Friends 1861-1865 ----Transcribed, Researched and Compiled by Jon-Erik Gilot-Senior Project, Bethany College Fall 2005 (Original letters in pocession of the Mt. Pleasant, Ohio Historical Society)

The Civil War Letters of James Ewing Ramage-Co. F 15th Regiment O.V.I. (Privately published by Kenneth Ramage)

Seys, Dr. Henry H.--1Dec1863

Eckis, Ezra-22May1862

Frank, William-2Nov1862-Bowling Green, KY

Geiger, D.A.-22June1864

McMeeken, J. M.-28March65

Trago, Vincent-28March62,  12Dec62, 25Jan63,  28Feb63,  20July64,  5Sept64,  22July65,  6Aug65,  27Oct65

Trago, Vincent A. Collection--Diary--University of Georgia-Athens, Georgia

Ross, Randal-Chaplain-15th OVI-19Jan & 4Oct1863-Chattanooga, TN  11July1864-camp somewhere in Georgia 26September1864-Atlanta, Georgia   11April1865-Greenville, Tenn.   27June1865-New Orleans, La

Lumbard, Marvin-Co. D Miscell. Letters from 1861-1863

REUNIONS

Proceedings of the 25th Annual Reunion of the 15th O.V.V.I.--University of Georgia Collection

Proceedings of the 27th Annual Reunion of the 15th O.V.V.I.--University of Georgia Collection

Proceedings of the 29th Annual Reunion of the 15th O.V.V. I.--University of Georgia Collection

BOOKS WITH REFERENCES TO THE 15th OHIO

ALL FOR THE REGIMENT-THE ARMY OF THE OHIO, 1861-1862 by Gerald Prokopowicz University of North Carolina Press Chapel Hill 2001

BONNIE BELMONT by Judge John S. Cochran. Genesis Publishing, West Jefferson, Ohio 1907 (Reprint 1997)

LIBERTY GAP by John Lee Fults. Fults Publishing Company 1996

RICHLAND COUNTY IN THE CIVIL WAR-A Compendium of Source Materials    Little Journey Bookshop Mansfield, OH 2001

TULLAHOMA-THE 1863 CAMPAIGN FOR THE CONTROL OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE by Michael R. Bradley Burd Street Press Shippensburg, PA 2000

A PEOPLE SET APART-SCOTCH-IRISH IN EASTERN OHIO by Lorle Porter, Ph.D. New Concord Press Zanesville, Ohio 1998

    

DESCENDANTS TOUR LIBERTY GAP

Dr. Michael Bradley, of Middle Tennessee State University, leads a Willich's Brigade Descendants Association tour of Liberty Gap Battlefield. Left to right-Mike Peake-32nd Indiana Researcher-Rich Houston-Sons of Union Veterans-Dr. Bradley-Bob Bundy-15th Ohio Researcher. Also on the tour were Vicki Peake and Jacque Bundy--- December 2002.

 

BRIGADE RESEARCHERS

15tTH OHIO--Bob Bundy    rfbundy31@hotmail.com

49TH OHIO--Richard Mann    RFME49@aol.com

32ND INDIANA--Mike Peake   peakster1@bellsouth.com

89th ILLINOIS--Steven Stewart   sjstewart99@hotmail.com

15th WISCONSIN-Scott Meeker   S.C.Meeker@15thwisconsin.net

Battery A-1st OHIO LIGHT ARTILLERY Pamela Denius Gillam    pdenius@greenapple,com


 

 



WILLICH'S BRIGADE BIBLIOGRAPHIES

49th OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

BOOKS

"The Buckeye Vanguard--the 49th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry" by Richard Mann   Little Miami Publishing Company    Milford, Ohio 2010

"Civil War Letters of an Ohio Soldier-S.O. Chamberlain and the 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry" by Dick and Judy Chamberlain Private Printing Flournoy, CA

ARTICLES

"THE BUCKEYE VANGUARD" 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Unit History by Richard Mann-Military Images Magazine-Nov./Dec 1985 p. 22-25

"Under a Terrible Fire-The Charge at Pickett's Mills and the Slaughter Which Ensued" by W. S. Franklin Co. H National Tribune 27Jan1898

"49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company C: The Kellers and Other Veterans From Annapolis, Crawford County, OH" by Ken Striker--Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal Volume XII -Number 3 -2008  pages 132-140

DIARIES

Diary of William Henry Hartz-49th OVI (Courtesy of William Schroeder)

Journal of Frances Keane-1861-1864 49th OVI (Courtesy of Richard Mann)

Diary of I.W. Leonard-Co. H-49th OVI (Courtesy of Richard Mann)

Diary of Thomas W. McGann -Sgt. Major-49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry-Jan. 1, 1865-Nov. 23, 1865 (Courtesy of Richard Mann)

Diary of Captain F.R. Stewart-49th OVI  Bowling Green State University

 

NEWSPAPER ACCOUNTS

FREEMONT JOURNAL

November 6, 1861-Letter from the 49th Regiment

March 21, 1862

April 18, 1862

April 25, 1862-Letter from the 49th Regiment (Shiloh)

July 18, 1862-From the 49th Regiment

August 8, 1862-From the 49th Regiment

August 29, 1862-

October 31, 1862-From the 49th Regiment

HANCOCK JEFFERSOIAN-FINDLAY, OHIO

November 13, 1863--To the editor-Oct. 8, 1863 (Chickamauga)

December 11, 1863-From the Gallant 49th Ohio-Battle of Mission Ridge

HERALD PRESS-ST. JOESPH, MICH

April 13, 1961-"Great-Grandpa Tells of Civil War"

NEWARK ADVOCATE-NEWARK, OHIO

August 7, 1936-"A Civil War Incident"

September 2, 1936-"Called Down A Confederate Parson"

32ND INDIANA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

BOOKS

"Indiana's German Sons-32nd Volunteer Infantry-Baptism of Fire: Rowlett's Station 1861" by Michael A. Peake Indianapolis, IN 1999

"August Willich's Gallant Dutchmen-Civil War Letters from the 32nd Indiana Infantry" by Joseph R. Reinhart Kent State University Press Kent, Ohio 2006

ARTICLES

"A Bachelor General-August Willich" by Charles D. Stewart  The Wisconsin Magazine of History Vol. XVII No. 2 December 1933 p. 131-154  State Historical Society of Wisconsin

"The 32nd Indiana at Rowlett Station" by Unknown Author National Tribune 1April1882

89th ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

ARTICLES

"Let Me Alone and Hold That Fence: the 89th Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Battle of Liberty Gap, Tennessee" by Thomas A. Pearson 2001 (www.geocities.com/ilreg89/home.html)

 

BATTERY A 1ST OHIO LIGHT ARTILLERY

"History of Battery A, First Regiment of Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery" by Henry M. Davidson Milwaukee, WI 1865

"A Grassroots History of the American Civil War Vol. III Captain Cotter's Battery" by Richard J. Staats -Heritage Books -Bowie, MD 2002

 


 


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