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131st Ohio Regiment Infantry

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131st Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 8, by Ohio Roster Commission (Joseph B. Foraker, Governor, James S. Robinson, Sec'y of State and H. A. Axline, Adjutant-General), 1886     View Entire Book

Regimental History
One Hundred and Thirty-first Infantry. Col., John G. Lowe; Lieut.-Col., Levi Waltz; Maj., Elijah Culbert. This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, May 14, 1864, to serve for 100 days. It was composed of the 2nd and 12th regiments Ohio National Guard, both from Montgomery county, except Capt. Beard's company of the 12th, which went to the 132nd Ohio Infantry. The regiment was ordered to report at Camp Chase for consolidation and muster-in, and on May 14 orders were received placing it immediately en-route to Baltimore. Upon its arrival at Baltimore the regiment was assigned to garrison duty at Forts McHenry and Marshall and on Federal hill. It remained in charge of the forts until Aug. 19, when it left for home, arriving at Columbus on the 21st and was mustered out four days later, on expiration of term of service.

Footnotes:
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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