Marvin Sylvester Wood’s Civil War Records

Copies Obtained from the National Archives, Washington, DC
By Gary Wilkinson on Sep. 11, 2006

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11th Regiment Infantry – A Brief Chronology

Organized at White Pigeon, Mich., and mustered in September 24, 1861.

  • Left State for Bardstown, Ky. December 9, and basic training duty there until March, 1862.
  • Attached to Railroad Guard, Unattached, Dept. of the Ohio, to September 1862.
  • Attached to 29th Brigade, 8th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November 1862.
  • Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January 1863.
  • Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863
  • Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to September 1864.

SERVICE:

  • (Mar. 1862 – Department of Ohio (with states of Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana added) organized into the Army of Ohio)
  • Mar. to July 1862 – Guard duty along Louisville & Nashville Railroad.
  • July 4-28, 1862 – Operations against Gen. Morgan & his Raiders.
  • July 19, 1862 – Paris, Ky.
  • Aug. 13, 1862 – Action with Morgan and his Raiders at Gallatin, Tenn.
  • Aug. – Dec. 26, 1862 – Ordered to Nashville, Tenn. for provost duty.
  • (Sep. 1862 – The Army of the Ohio was organized into three corps)
  • Sep 1, 1862 – Skirmish at Fort Riley, Tenn.
  • Sep. 12-Nov. 7, 1862 – Siege of Nashville.
  • October 5, 1862 – Neeley’s Bend, Cumberland River.
  • (Oct. 1862 – Department of the Cumberland was recreated consisting of eastern Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and the Army of the Ohio & now officially became the 14th Army Corps, but better known as the Army of the Cumberland)
  • (Oct. 30, 1862 – Major-General Don C. Buell, commanding the Army of Ohio is replaced by Major-General W. S. Rosecrans & 14th Corps was reorganized into the Right Wing, Center, & Left Wing, later the Fourteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Army Corps.
  • Dec. 26-30, 1862 – Advance on Murfreesboro.
  • Dec. 26-30, 1862 & Jan. 1-3, 1863 – Battle of Stone’s River at Murfreesboro (won by Union forces).
  • Jan. 1863 – June 1863 – Provost duty at Murfreesboro.
  • June 23-July 7, 1863 – Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign. (July 1 – Battle at Elk River Bridge, TN)
  • July – Aug. 16, 1863 – Occupation of Middle Tennessee, and camp at Dechard, Tenn.
  • Aug. 16 – Sep. 22, 1863 – Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.)
  • Sep. 11, 1863 – Engagement at Davis Cross Roads near Dug Gap, Georgia.
  • Sep. 19-21, 1863 – Battle of Chickamauga, GA (Union forces defeated).
  • (Sep. 20, 1863 – Corporal Marvin S. Wood wounded in battle.)
  • Sep. 21, 1863 – Engagement at Rossville Gap.
  • Sep. 24 – Nov. 23, 1863 – Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Oct. 20, 1863 – Major-General George H. Thomas succeeded Rosecrans as commander, Army of the Cumberland
  • Nov. 23-27, 1863 – Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign.
  • Nov. 24, 1863 – Engagement at Lookout Mountain.
  • Nov. 25, 1863 – Mission Ridge.
  • Nov. 26, 1863 – Engagement at Pea Vine Valley and Graysville, GA.
  • Nov. 1863 – Mar. 15, 1864 – Outpost duty at Rossville.
  • (Jan. 19, 1864 – Corporal Marvin S. Wood given disability discharge.)
  • (May 1-Aug. 27, 1864 – Entered the Atlanta Campaign.)
  • May 8-11, 1864 – Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge, Engagement at Buzzards Roost, GA May 10, 1864.
  • May 14-15, 1864 – Battle of Resaca, GA.
  • May 18-25, 1864 – Advance on Dallas.
  • May 25-Jun. 5, 1864 – Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills, Georgia.
  • May 27, 1864 – Pickett’s Mills.
  • (Jun. 10 – July 2, 1864 – Operations about Marietta, GA and battle against Kennesaw Mountain.)
  • June 11-14, 1864 – Pine Hill.
  • June 15-17, 1864 – Lost Mountain.
  • June 22-27, 1864 – Assault on Kennesaw.
  • July 4, 1864 – Engagement at Ruff’s Station, GA.
  • July 5-17, 1864 – Chattahoochie River. Crossed Chattahoochie River July 17.
  • (July 18, 1864 – Entered the Atlanta Campaign)
  • July 19-20, 1864 – Battle of Peach Tree Creek.
  • July 22-August 25, 1864 – Siege of Atlanta.
  • Aug. 5-7, 1864 – Utoy Creek.
  • Aug. 27, 1864 – Ordered to Chattanooga.
  • Aug. 30-Sep. 13, 1864 – Pursuit of Wheeler to Huntsville, Ala.
  • Sep. 18-25, 1864 – Moved to Michigan.
  • Sep. 30, 1864 – Mustered out.
  • Recruits formed into a detachment and transferred to 11th Regiment reorganized.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 107 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 194 Enlisted men by disease. Total 308.

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