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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-seventh Infantry. — Col.,
Leonard A. Harris; Lieut.-Col., George M. Finch; Maj., George A.
Vandegrift. This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, May 10, 1864, for
100 days. It was designated under the militia law of Ohio as the 7th
Ohio National Guard, composed of citizens of Cincinnati, and was
organized for the 100 days' service as the 137th Ohio volunteer
infantry. It was put en-route for Washington, D. C., on May 12, but on
reaching Baltimore it was retained there and assigned to duty at Fort
McHenry, with detachments at Forts Federal Hill, Marshall and Carroll,
and at various head-quarters in Baltimore. On Aug. 1 it was concentrated
at Fort Marshall and there remained until the 14th, when its term having
expired, it was transported to Camp Dennison, O., and mustered out on
Aug. 19, 1864.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2