Eli H
OVERMAN
Bertha
Birth: December 27, 1837
Charles
Death: April 8, 1913
Henrietta
Married: August 22, 1859
Arthur Jay
HODSON
December 10, 1849 - January 9, 1888

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Eli H Overman  
     
     

American Civil War Soldiers

about Eli Overman

Name: Eli Overman
Residence: Marion, Indiana
Enlistment Date: 17 Aug 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Indiana
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 17 August 1862. Enlisted in Company A, 75th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 17 Aug 1862. Mustered Out Company A, 75th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 8 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC.
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American Civil War Regiments

Regiment: 75th Infantry Regiment Indiana
Date of Organization: 19 Aug 1862
Muster Date: 8 Jun 1865
Regiment State: Indiana
Regiment Type: Infantry
Regiment Number: 75th
Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded: 1
Officers Died of Disease or Accident: 2
Enlisted Killed or Mortally Wounded: 43
Enlisted Died of Disease or Accident: 186
Regimental Soldiers and History:

Seventy-fifth Infantry. -- Cols., John U. Pettit, Milton S. Robinson, William O'Brien, Lieut.-Cols., William O'Brien, Cyrus J. McCole; Majs. Cyrus J. McCole, Mahlon H. Floyd. This regiment was organized at Wabash and was mustered in on Aug. 19, 1862. It left the state on Aug. 21 for Lebanon, Ky., but retired to Louisville upon Bragg's advance. It then moved to Frankfort, Scottsville, Gallatin and Cave City in pursuit of Morgan's forces. It was in camp near Gallatin during December and moved in Jan., 1863, to Murfreesboro, being engaged in scouting and brief expeditions, with the 2nd brigade, 3rd division, 14th army corps. On June 24 it started for Tullahoma, participated in the battle at Hoover's gap and was the first regiment to enter the enemy's works at Tullahoma. Moving then towards Chattanooga, it was engaged at Chickamauga, losing 17 killed and 107 wounded. It remained near Chattanooga during the fall and winter and was engaged in the battle of Missionary Ridge. It moved to Ringgold, GA, in the spring of 1864, joined the campaign to Atlanta, and was engaged at Dalton, Resaca, Dallas, Kennesaw Mountain, Peachtree Creek, in front of Atlanta, and at Jonesboro. On Oct. 4, the 75th moved with its corps to Pine Mountain, and arrived in time to threaten the rear of French's division of Hood's army, which was investing the garrison at Allatoona. The regiment pursued the enemy to Gaylesville, and returned in time to join the march upon Savannah, which city was reached in December. In Jan., 1865, the regiment made the march through the Carolinas to Goldsboro, participating en route in the battles of Fayetteville and Bentonville. It then moved with the advance of the army to Raleigh, skirmishing at Smithfield, thence to Richmond and Washington, and was mustered out at Washington, June 8, 1865. The recruits were transferred to the 42nd Ind. and served with that regiment until its muster out. The original strength of the 75th was 1,031; gain by recruits, 96; total, 1,127. Loss by death, 227; desertion, 30; unaccounted for, 31. Source: Union Army, vol 3, p. 158

Battles Fought

Fought on 19 Sep 1863 at Chickamauga, GA. Fought on 20 Sep 1863 at Chickamauga, GA. Fought on 25 Nov 1863 at Missionary Ridge, TN. Fought on 18 Jun 1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, GA. Fought on 20 Jun 1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, GA. Fought on 7 Aug 1864 at Atlanta, GA.