Rogers, Zachariah

Civil War Veteran

Birth: March 13, 1849
Death: April 29, 1866
Burial: Vienna Township Cemetery, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio
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Military Service: Private, 18th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (New)

The name Zachariah Rogers appears on Vienna’s Soldiers and Sailors Monument located on the northwest corner of Vienna Center. Zachariah (sometimes Zachary) was the son of Loren and Betsey Chamberlain Rogers. Loren’s name appears on a document selling the building that now serves as Vienna Township Hall to the Vienna Township Trustees in 1863.

Regimental History, 18th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Organized at Chattanooga, Tenn., by consolidation of the Veteran detachments of the 1st, 2nd, 18th, 24th and 35th Ohio Infantry October 31, 1864. Attached to Post of Chattanooga, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. District of Augusta, Ga., to October, 1865.

SERVICE - Occupation of Nashville, Tenn., during Hood's investment December 1-15. Battles of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Duty at Chattanooga January 10 to April, 1865, and at Fort Phelps till July. Guard and provost duty at Augusta, Ga., till October. Mustered out at Augusta, Ga., October 9, and discharged at Columbus, Ohio, October 22, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 19 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 53 Enlisted men by disease. Total 74.

Updated 8/13/2020