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Ohio Regiment Infantry
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
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|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.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2