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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 Fortieth Infantry. — Col., Robert B.
Wilson ; Lieut.-Col., Van B. Hibbs: Maj., David T. Harkins. This
regiment was organized at Gallipolis, May 10, 1864, to serve for 100
days. It was composed of the 15th regiment, Ohio National Guard, from
Meigs county, and the 20th regiment, from Scioto county. Immediately
after the organization it was sent to Charleston, W. Va., to relieve the
veteran troops stationed at that point. The entire period of service was
spent in frontier duty and guarding army stores along the Kanawha and
Gauley rivers. The regiment was mustered out on Sept. 3, 1864, at
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2