Military History of Lieutenant Colonel Granville A. Frambes .  . . .

59th Ohio Infantry

  • Colonel James P. Fyffe
  • Lieutenant Colonel William Howard
            - commanded at the battle of Stones River
  • Lieutenant Colonel Granville A. Frambes
            - commanded at the battle of Chickamauga


From Dyer's Compendium:
     59th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Ripley, Ohio, 
                            September 12, 1861.

Moved to Maysville, Ky., October 1.
Nelson's Campaign in Kentucky October-November.
Action at West Liberty October 21.
Olympian Springs November 4.
Ivy Mountain November 8.
Piketown November 8-9.
Moved to Louisa, thence to Louisville and to Columbia, Ky., December 11.
Attached to 11th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861.
11th Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862.
11th Brigade, 5th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862.
11th Brigade, 5th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862.
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to   
     January, 1863.
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863.
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to September, 1864. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. Tullahoma, Tenn., Defences of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to
       October, 1864.
SERVICE.--Duty at Columbia, Ky., December 11, 1861, to February 15, 1862.
March to Bowling Green, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., February 15-March 8.
March to Savannah, Tenn.; March 18-April 6.
Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7.
Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30.
Occupation of Corinth May 30, and pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12.
March to Stevenson, Ala., via Iuka, Miss., Tuscumbia, Florence, Huntsville and Athens, Ala.,
        June 12-July 24; thence to Battle Creek and duty there till August 20.
March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 20-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into
        Kentucky October 1-22.
Battle of Perryville October 8 (Reserve). Nelson's Cross Roads October 18, March to Nashville,
        Tenn., October 22-November 7, and duty there till December 26.
Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and
        January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro till June.
Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7.
Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16.
Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign
        August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20.
Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November
Orchard Knob November 23. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25.
Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27.
March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8.
Operations in East Tennessee till April, 1864.
Action at Charleston December 28, 1863 (Detachment).
Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8.
Demonstrations on Rocky Face Ridge and Dalton May 8-13.
Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17.
Near Kingston May 18-19.
Near Cassville May 19.
Advance on Dallas May 22-25.
Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and
      Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5.
Pickett's Mills May 27.
Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2.
Pine Hill June 10-14
Lost Mountain June 15-17.
Assault on Kenesaw June 27.
Ruff's Station July 4.
Chattahoochie River July 5-17.
Peach Tree Creek July 19-20.
Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25.
Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30.
Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1.
Lovejoy Station September 2-6.
Transferred to 23rd Army Corps and ordered to Tullahoma, Tenn., thence to Nashville, Tenn.,
       October 24.
Mustered out October 31, 1864.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 45 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 109 Enlisted men by disease. Total 157.

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U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-65
Name: Granville A. Frambis
Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Ohio
Regiment Name: 59 Ohio Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 59th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Company: F&S
Rank In: Captain
Rank In Expanded: Captain
Rank Out: Lt. Col
Rank Out Expanded: Lieutenant Colonel
Film Number: M552 roll 36
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American Civil War Soldiers
about Granville Frambes

Name: Granville Frambes
Enlistment Date: 21 Sep 1861
Side Served: Union
State Served: Ohio
Service Record: Enlisted as a Captain on 21 September 1861 at the age of 27.
Commission in Company B, 59th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 21 Sep 1861.
Promoted to Full Major on 11 Aug 1862.
Promoted to Full Lieutenant Colonel on 24 Feb 1863.
Mustered Out Company B, 59th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 1 Nov 1864 at Nashville, TN.
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