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18734 A. W. Hancock 64th Ohio with Sword CDV
Backmarked J. Markillie, Hudson, O. Pin hole at top.
Bottom trimmed. Signature in period ink on verso. $175
Alonzo W. Hancock
Residence was not listed; 26 years old.
Enlisted on 11/26/1861 as a Private.
On 11/26/1861 he mustered into "G" Co. OH 64th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 12/3/1865 at Victoria, TX
* Corpl 1/6/1862
* Sergt 3/1/1862
* 2nd Lieut 4/1/1863
* 1st Lieut 7/13/1864
* Capt 12/9/1864
Sixty-fourth Infantry. - Cols., James M. Forsythe, John
Ferguson, Alexander McIlvane; Lieut.-Cols., Isaac Gass, John J.
Williams, Robert C. Brown, Samuel M. Wolff; Majs., William W.
Smith, Samuel L. Coulter, Norman K. Brown. This regiment was
organized at Camp Buckingham, Mansfield, from Nov. 6, to Dec.
14, 1861, to serve for three years. The original members
(except veterans) were mustered out at different dates, from
Dec. 10, 1864, to May 31, 1865, by reason of expiration of term
of service, and the organization, composed of veterans and re-
cruits, retained in service until Dec. 3, 1865, when it was
mustered out in accordance with orders from the war department.
The following is a list of battles, in which this regiment bore
an honorable part, as given by the Official Army Register:
Shiloh, Tennsiege of Corinth, Miss.; Stone's river, Tenn.;
Chickamauga, Ga; Chattanooga, Missionary ridge, Tenn.; Rocky
Face ridge, Resaca, Adairsville, Dallas, Kennesaw mountain,
Peachtree creek, siege of Atlanta, Jonesboro, Lovejoy's Sta-
tion, Ga., Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville, Tenn. Co. A
was the only one of the regiment that succeeded in getting into
action at Shiloh. Of about 300 engaged, it lost in the battle
of Stone's river 75 men killed and wounded. The first day of
the battle of Chickamauga it was closely engaged and also on
the second day until after dark -loss in this battle in killed,
wounded and missing over 100 men. At Rocky Face ridge 21 were
killed and 65 wounded. At Resaca the regiment lost several men
killed and wounded.
Source: The Union Army, vol. 2