5th REGIMENT INFANTRY.--(3 MONTHS.)
at Camp Harrison, near Cincinnati, Ohio, April 20, 1861. Mustered in May
8, 1861. Moved to Camp Dennison May 23, and duty there till June 20, 1861.
Reorganized for three years' service at Camp Dennison, Ohio, June 20, 1861.
Three months men mustered out July 24, 1861.
5th REGIMENT INFANTRY.--(3 YEARS.)
at Buckhannon, W. Va., till November 3, 1861. Action at French Creek November
3 (Cos. "A," "B" and "C"). Picket duty near Romney till January, 1862. Action
near Romney December 8, 1861. Expedition to Blue's Gap January 6-7, 1862.
Blue's Gap January 7 At Paw Paw Tunnel till March. Advance on Winchester
March 7-15. Reconnoissance to Strasburg March 18-21. Battle of Winchester
March 22-23. Strasburg and Staunton Road April 1-2. Mt. Jackson April 16.
March to Fredericksburg, Va., May 12-21, and return to Front Royal May 25-30.
Battle of Port Republic June 9. Battles of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's
Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Guard trains during
the Battles of Bull Run August 28-30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22.
Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va.,
September 22, and duty at Bolivar Heights till December. Reconnoissance
to Rippen, W. Va., November 9. Reconnoissance to Winchester December 2-6.
March to Stafford Court House, Va., December 10-14, and duty there till
January 20, 1863. Dumfries, Va., December 27, 1862. "Mud March" January
20-24, 1863. 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, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to
Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty at New York during draft disturbances
August 15-September 8. Moved to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3.
Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Battle of Wauhatchie October 28-29.
Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Lookout Mountain November
23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November
27. Scout to Caperton's Ferry March 31-April 2, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign
May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Dug Gap
or Mill Creek May 8. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. 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 26-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 or Smyrna Camp Ground 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. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas
January to April, 1865. North Edisto River 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 6.
Mustered out July 26, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 137 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 55 Enlisted men by disease. Total 203.
from Dyer's Compendium Regimental Histories