38th Ohio - Civil War A Virtual Cemetery created by: James Snow
Description: In Honor of those who served and those who died. The 38th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment was organized at Defiance, Ohio and mustered for three years of service under the command of Col. Edwin D. Bradley on Sept. 1, 1861. Among the other commanders were Col. William A. Choate (died of wounds received at the Battle of Jonesboro, GA) and Col. Edward H. Phelps (killed during the taking of Missionary Ridge at Chattanooga, TN), Primarily made up of men from Williams, Defiance, Henry, Fulton and Paulding Cos. Ohio, the unit was engaged in many major battles and campaigns of the war in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia and the Carolinas. After taking part in the Grand Review at Washington,, the unit was mustered out on July 12, 1865 at Louisville, KY.