This is an imported Foot Officers Sword inscribed with its owners name, "George Redway, 103 OVI.". Redway enlisted into the 3rd Ohio as a private and was quickly promoted to First Lieutenant in August of 1862 and then to Captain in 1864. The Sword is in very good condition save for a break in its leather scabbard that could be repaired. The 103rd was organized at Cleveland, Ohio, August, 1862. Action at Monticello May 1. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. Jonesboro September, Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5.
Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Face Ridge and Dalton, Ga., May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in Northern Georgia and Northern Alabama October. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., till January 16, 1865. Movement to Washington, D.C., thence to North Carolina January 16-February 9. Operations against Hoke, near Fort Fisher, N. C., February 11-14. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Goldsboro March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh, N. C., and in the Dept. of North Carolina till June. Mustered out June 12, 1865. Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 137 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 106 Enlisted men by disease. Total 148. promoted o4153