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140th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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140th 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 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 Gallipolis.

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

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