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Original CIVIL War Id'd CDV Photo Of 20th Ohio O. V. I. Soldier M. Witt Columbus

Original CIVIL War Id'd CDV Photo Of 20th Ohio O. V. I. Soldier M. Witt Columbus
Original CIVIL War Id'd CDV Photo Of 20th Ohio O. V. I. Soldier M. Witt Columbus
Original CIVIL War Id'd CDV Photo Of 20th Ohio O. V. I. Soldier M. Witt Columbus
Original CIVIL War Id'd CDV Photo Of 20th Ohio O. V. I. Soldier M. Witt Columbus

Original CIVIL War Id'd CDV Photo Of 20th Ohio O. V. I. Soldier M. Witt Columbus

Up for sale is an original Civil War Era CDV of George Coleman of the 20th Ohio Infantry Company A. He mustered in at Camp Chase on November 13th, 1863 as a private. Coleman of the 17th Alabama, as a prisoner at Camp Chase, and would later die and be buried in the Chase cemetery.

I would say the chances are more likely this being the Coleman in the 20th O. With the image being taken before being mustered into the service, than an image that was taken in Columbus while a prisoner there.

Either way, nice full image pose holding his slouch hat. The CDV is in overall good condition with minimal edge and corner wear. Organized for three months service in May, 1861, and for three years, October 21st, under Colonel Charles Whittlesey, it served in Kentucky until February, 1862, when it moved to Fort Donelson and participated in that battle; and at Shiloh, fought in Lew Wallace's Division. In June it garrisoned Bolivar, Tennessee, where it checked the advance of a large Rebel force. In Grant's movements about Vicksburg, the 20th fought at Raymond, Jackson and Champion Hills, and afterward joined the investment.

In January, 1864, the Regiment re-enlisted as veterans and joined the Meridian expedition. In June it joined Sherman in his Atlanta campaign, and in the great battle of July 22nd, was nearly surrounded by a superior force of the enemy, but fought its way out. It marched with Sherman to the sea and through the Carolinas, passed in review at Washington, and was mustered out at Louisville, July 18th, 1865.

The 20th was famous as a fighting Regiment and had gallant material in officers and men. 20th Regiment Infantry (3 Months).

Organized at Columbus, Ohio, April and May, 1861. Mustered in May 23, 1861. Ordered to West Virginia, and attached to Kelly's Command.

Action at Richter June 23. Pursuit of Garnett July 15-16. Duty along Baltimore & Ohio Railroad till August. Mustered out August 23, 1861.

20th Regiment Infantry (3 Years). Organized at Columbus, Ohio, August 19 to September 21, 1861. Moved to Camp King near Covington, Ky.

And mustered in October 21. Duty at Covington and Newport, Ky. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Tennessee, February to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army Tennessee, to July, 1862. Unattached, District of Jackson, Tenn.

2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. Of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee and Army of Georgia, to July, 1865. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. Expedition toward Purdy and operations about Crump's Landing, Tenn.

Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss. Guard duty at Pittsburg Landing till June, and at Bolivar, Tenn.

Action at Bolivar August 30. Duty in the District of Jackson till November.

Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Action at Holly Springs, Miss. January 26, thence to Lake Providence, La.

February 22, and duty there till April. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss. Forty Hills and Hankinson's Ferry May 3-4.

Battle of Raymond May 12. Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg May 18 to July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19-22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Duty at Vicksburg till February, 1864. Stevenson's Expedition to Monroe, La. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Regiment reenlisted January 1, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2.

Veterans on furlough March and April. Thence march to Ackworth, Ga. Campaign June 9 to September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27, Nickajack Creek July 2-5.

Howell's Ferry July 5. Leggett's or Bald Hill July 20-21. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25.

Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 2. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10.

Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Barker's Mills, Whippy Swamp, February 2.

South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 11-13. 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. Mustered out at Louisville, Ky. A detachment participated in the Battle of Nashville, Tenn. Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 87 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 267 Enlisted men by disease. The item "ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR ID'D CDV PHOTO OF 20TH OHIO O. WITT COLUMBUS" is in sale since Wednesday, July 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs"." and is located in Carroll, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Russian federation.
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Conflict: Civil War (1861-65)

Original CIVIL War Id'd CDV Photo Of 20th Ohio O. V. I. Soldier M. Witt Columbus