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139th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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139th 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-ninth Infantry. Lieut.-Col., Jacob L. Wayne; Maj., Alonzo W. Baker. This regiment, composed of nine companies, was organized at Camp Chase, from May 13 to 21, 1864, to serve for 100 days. It was composed of the 9th regiment, Ohio National Guard, from Cincinnati ; one company of the 82nd battalion, from Van Wert county; and one company of the 71st battalion, from Ottawa county. Soon after the organization it started via The Central Ohio and Baltimore & Ohio railroads for Washington, D. C, where it went into barracks. On June 1 it was placed on duty at Point Lookout, Md., where it was engaged in guarding Confederate prisoners until Aug. 22, when it moved to Baltimore and from there to Camp Chase, Ohio, where on Aug. 26, 1864, it was mustered out on expiration of its term of service.

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

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