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60TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT

60TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT

The 60TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT (Reorganized), 1864-65, was composed of a number of men from Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. This unit should not be confused with the 60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, which served 1 year in 1862. The reorganized 60th Regiment was mustered at Cleveland and Columbus, OH, between Feb.-Apr. 1864. During the CIVIL WAR, the regiment was assigned to the following units: 2d Brigade, 3d Div., 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac (Apr.-Sept. 1864); and 2d Brigade, 1st Div., 9th Army Corps (Sept. 1864-July 1865). The unit participated in the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor, and was active in the siege of Petersburg and the James River Campaign. The 60th was mustered out in the District of Columbia on 28 July 1865, and its men discharged and paid off at Camp Chase, Columbus, OH. The unit lost 3 officers and 110 men to hostile causes and 130 enlisted men to disease.