- A SHORT HISTORY: 29th
Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Giddings, Jefferson, Ohio, August
26, 1861. Moved to Camp Chase, Ohio, December 25, 1861.
- 1862 Thence to Cumberland, Md., January 17, 1862. Attached to 3rd
Brigade, Landers' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd
Brigade, Shields' 2nd Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, and Dept. of
the Shenandoah, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Shields' Division, Dept. of
the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army
Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to August, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd
Division, 2nd Corps, Army Virginia, to September, 1862.
- 1863 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the
Potomac, to October, 1863, and
- 1864 Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864.
- 1865 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the
Cumberland and Army of Georgia, to July, 1865.
Duty at Hampton Heights and Paw Paw Tunnel till March, 1862.
Advance on Winchester,
Va., March 7-15. Reconnoissance to Strasburg March 18-19. Battle of
Winchester, Va., March 22-23. March to Fredericksburg, Va., May 12-21,
and return to Front Royal May 25-30. Battle of Port Republic June 9.
Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern
Virginia August 16-September 2. Guard trains during battles of Bull
Run August 28-30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam
September 16-17 (Reserve). Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va.,
September 22, and duty at Bolivar Heights till December.
Reconnoissance to Rippon, W. Va., November 9. Reconnoissance to
Winchester December 2-6. March to Stafford Court House December 10-14,
and duty there till January 20, 1863.
Burnside's second Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24.
At Stafford Court House till April 27. Chancellorsville
Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5.
Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle
of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July
5-24. Detached for duty at New York during draft disturbances August
29-September 8. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3.
Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign
November 23-27. Battles of Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission
Ridge November 25. Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27.
Duty at Bridgeport, Ala., till May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign
May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Face Ridge May 8-11. Dug
Gap or Mill Creek May 8. Battle of Resaca
May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 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 Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14.
Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy
Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. 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.
Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2.
Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. Near Atlanta November
9. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Buckhead Church December
2. Siege of Savannah December 10-21.
Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. North Edisto
River, S.C., February 12-13. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., 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. Moved to
Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out at Louisville, Ky., July 13, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 114 Enlisted men killed
and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 150 Enlisted men by disease.