7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry





Organized at Cleveland, under Col. E.B. Tyler, April 30th, 1861, for three months service, and July 25th, 1861, for three years. The regiment served in West Virginia until December and was transferred to the Army of the Potomac. The Seventh took part in the battles of Antietam, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, and in the fall of 1863 was; transferred, with Hooker's 20th Corps, to the west. It participated in the battles about Chattanooga, with severe loss at Ringgold. Upon the start of Sherman's Atlanta campaign it took part in the battle of Resaca. Its term of service expired July 8th, 1864 and the regiment returned to to Cleveland and mustered out. 1800 men had served in  the 7th and 240 remained on the regiment's return.
 
 

              
7th Reenactors at Culp's Hill, photo courtesy of 7th Ohio Volunteers, www.7thOVI.com