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  • Revised United States Army Regulations ID’d to Charles Gentsch, 51st Ohio Infantry / SOLD

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    Revised United States Army Regulations ID’d to Charles Gentsch, 51st Ohio Infantry - Inventory Number: HIS 113 / SOLD

    Revised United States Army Regulations of 1861. With an Appendix Containing the Changes and Laws Affecting Army Regulations and Articles of War to June 25, 1863. Printed in 1863 by the Government Printing Office of Washington, DC. Hardbound in blue cloth and 594 pages, in good condition with a strong binding and some edge wear. The book measures 8 ½” by 5 ¾”. The front page bears the ink inscription “Charles Gentsch RQM 51st Ohio. April 1865.” Gentsch was 19 years old when he enlisted as a sergeant in the 51st Ohio Infantry. He received battlefield commissions to 2nd and 1st lieutenant in 1863 and became quartermaster of the regiment on February 1, 1865. The 51st Ohio fought at Stones River, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, the Atlanta Campaign, and Nashville. It was mustered out in Texas in October 1865.

    Charles Gentsch - 19 years old. Enlisted on 10/4/1861 as a 1st Sergeant. On 10/26/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. OH 51st Infantry. He was Mustered Out on 10/3/1865 at Victoria, TX. Promotions:  2nd Lieut 1/23/1863. 1st Lieut 4/14/1863, Quartermaster 2/1/1865. Intra Regimental Company Transfers: 2/1/1865 from company K to Field & Staff. Other Information: Born 8/27/1842 in New Philadelphia, OH. (Parents: J. Conrad Gentsch, Wilhelmina Baker)

     Inventory Number: HIS 113 / SOLD