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Ohio 121st Volunteer Infantry (Union)

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Regiment mustered in on September 11th, 1862. Regiment mustered out of service on June 8th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Perryville fought on October 8th, 1862 near Perryville, Kentucky
  • Franklin (1863) fought on April 10th, 1863 near Williamson County, Tennessee
  • Chickamauga fought on September 19th, 1863 - September 20th, 1863 near Catoosa County, Georgia; Walker County, Georgia
  • Skirmish at Rossville, Georgia fought on September 21st, 1863
  • Chattanooga Campaign fought on November 23rd, 1863 - November 25th, 1863
  • Missionary Ridge fought on November 25th, 1863 near Chattanooga
  • Resaca fought on May 13th, 1864 - May 16th, 1864 near Gordon County, Georgia; Whitfield County, Georgia
  • Kennesaw Mountain fought on June 27th, 1864 near Cobb County, Georgia
  • Peachtree Creek fought on July 20th, 1864 near Fulton County, Georgia
  • Atlanta fought on July 22nd, 1864 near Fulton County, Georgia; DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Jonesborough fought on August 31st, 1864 - September 1st, 1864 near Clayton County, Georgia
  • Lookout Mountain fought on November 23rd, 1864 near Chattanooga
  • Nashville fought on December 15th, 1864 - December 16th, 1864 near Nashville, Tennessee
  • Bentonville fought on March 19th, 1865 - March 21st, 1865 near Bentonville, NC

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company E
  • Company F
  • Company G
  • Company H
  • Company I
  • Company K
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

  • Ball, James H. (Sergeant, August 1862 - April 1864; Sergeant Major, April 1864 - July 1864; Second Lieutenant, July 1864 - August 1864; First Lieutenant, August 1864 - May 1865; Captain, May 1865 - June 1865)
  • Banning, Jacob M. (Major, March 1865 - May 1865; Lieutenant Colonel/Major, May 1865 - June 1865)
  • Bassett, Hiram M (Surgeon, ? - June 1863; Assistant Surgeon, June 1863 - July 1863; Scergun, July 1863 - April 1865; Surgeon, April 1865 - April 1865)
  • Clason, Marshall B. (%First Lieutenant, September 1862 - January 1863; Captain, January 1863 - June 1864)
  • Clifton, David H. (Comm Sergeant, August 1864 - May 1865; Quatermaster Sergeant/Sergeant, May 1865 - June 1865)
  • Drake, Lemuel F. (Chaplain, September 1862 - June 1865)
  • Fitch, Theodore C. (Adjutant, January 1863 - April 1863)
  • Fitch, Theodore C. (First Lieutenant, June 1861 - January 1863; Adjutant, January 1863 - April 1864; Captain, April 1864 - November 1864)
  • Henderson, Reason R. (Major, September 1862 - April 1863)
  • Hill, Nathan S. (Assistant Surgeon/Surgeon, September 1862 - October 1864)
  • Huffman, Edward (%Quartermaster Sergeant, September 1862 - November 1862)
  • Irwin, Isaac D. (Corporal, August 1862 - April 1863; Sergeant, April 1863 - May 1865; Comm Sergeant/Commissary Sergeant, May 1865 - June 1865)
  • Lawrence, Maecenas C (Captain, August 1862 - November 1863; Lieutenant Colonel, November 1863 - September 1864; Captain, September 1864 - October 1864)
  • Lewis, Milo Henry (Corporal/Sergeant Major, August 1862 - September 1862; Corporal, September 1862 - March 1864; Second Lieutenant, March 1864 - April 1864; Sergeant Major, April 1864 - April 1864; First Lieutenant, April 1864 - May 1864; Second Lieutenant, May 1864 - July 1864; Adjutant/First Lieutenant, July 1864 - January 1865; Captain/Adjutant, January 1865 - June 1865)
  • Lloyd, David (%Major/Captain, July 1864 - August 1864)
  • Peters, Ebenezer (First Lieutenant/First Lieutenant/regimental Quartermaster, August 1862 - September 1862; First Lieutenant, September 1862 - March 1864; Captain/Regimental Quartermaster, March 1864 - May 1864)
  • Reid, William P. (Colonel, August 1862 - November 1863)
  • Robertson, Amasa Pratt (Sergeant/Sergeant Major, May 1865 - June 1865)
  • Robinson, Aaron B. (Captain, August 1862 - August 1864; Major, August 1864 - January 1865; Lieutenant Colonel, January 1865 - May 1865; Colonel/Lieutenant Colonel, May 1865 - June 1865)
  • Scott, Orlando M. (Qtr Master Serg, August 1862 - September 1862; Comm Sergeant, September 1862 - August 1864; Quatermaster Sergeant/Second Lieutenant, August 1864 - January 1865; First Lieutenant, January 1865 - May 1865)
  • Scoville, Seldon S (Assistant Surgeon, September 1862 - May 1863)
  • Shaffer, George (First Sergeant, August 1862 - July 1864; First Sergeant/Sergeant Major, July 1864 - ?)
  • Smith, Benjamin B. (Corporal, August 1862 - October 1863; Sergeant, October 1863 - April 1864; Comm Sergeant, April 1864 - April 1865; Second Lieutenant, April 1865 - June 1865)
  • Smith, John W (Hospital Steward, December 1863 - ?)
  • Strong, John (Principal Musician, August 1863 - June 1865)
  • Sweetland, Perry (Principal Musician, April 1864 - June 1865)
  • VanBrimer, Joshua (Major, May 1865 - June 1865)
  • Wells, Milton D. (First Lieutenant, August 1862 - November 1862; Quatermaster Sergeant, November 1862 - May 1863; Second Lieutenant, May 1863 - April 1864; First Lieutenant, April 1864 - August 1864; Quartermaster/Regimental Quartermaster, August 1864 - June 1865)
  • Williams, Thomas B. (Surgeon, September 1863 - March 1865)
  • Yager, John (%Captain, August 1862 - April 1863; Major, April 1863 - June 1864)