Company A, B & K, 48th OVI

Union County, Ohio

Excerpted from
History of Union County, Ohio.

W. H. Beers & Co. Chicago. 1883.

P. 478.

 

FORTY-EIGHTH OHIO INFANTRY.

This regiment was organized February 17, 1862, under Col. Peter J. Sullivan. It joined Sherman at Paducah, participated in the battle at Pittsburg Landing, the attack upon Corinth, the assault at Chickasaw Bluffs, and the expedition up the Arkansas River. It was with Grant at Vicksburg, and took part in the various engagements incident to that campaign.

The Forty-eighth was captured at Sabine Cross Roads, and exchanged in October, 1864.

Be-enlisting after its exchange, it shared in the capture of Mobile, and, after the surrender of the rebel army, operated in Texas until May, 1866, when it was mustered out of the service.

COMPANY A.

Sergeant William, e. September 9,1861, wounded at Shiloh, Tenn., April 6,1862, disc. 1863.

COMPANY B.

DeGood, A. B., e. December 3,1863, disc. 1865.

Fuller, Israel, e. October 18, 1861.

Fry, S. G.

Jones, A. B., e. December 3, 1863, disc. 1865.

Turney, William H., e. 1864, disc. 1865.

COMPANY K.

Helm, William L., e. February, 1862, died.

 

 

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