Defiance in Defiance County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Camp Trimble / 38th O.V.I.
Over 900 men enlisted in the regiment within a period of several weeks. Its ten companies were made up of volunteers from Defiance and surrounding counties of Williams, Paulding and Fulton. The regiment moved out on September 22, 1861. It served throughout the South during the Civil War, attached to the Armies of the Ohio and Cumberland. The regiment re-enlisted as a whole November 1863, earning the title 38th O.V.V.I., Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry. It was attached to the 14th Army Corps until it was mustered out July 12, 1865. Ten Officers and 359 Enlisted men were lost to combat and disease.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 1, 1861.
Location. 41° 17.067′ N, 84° 20.6′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Defiance OH 43512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coohcooche (approx. 0.4 miles away); Winchester's Camp #2 / Preston Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forth Ward Firehouse (approx. half a mile away); Shawnee Glen (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Johnny Appleseed (approx. 0.6 miles away); Defiance Historic Sites (approx. 0.7 miles away); Flood Poles (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
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