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143rd Ohio Regiment Infantry

Online Books
143rd Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 9, 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 Forty-third Infantry. Col., William H. Vodrey; Lieut.-Col., John D. Nicholas; Maj., John L. Straughn. This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, May 12 and 13, 1864, to serve for 100 days. It was composed of the 18th battalion, Ohio National Guard, from Columbiana county, and a part of the 69th battalion, from Coshocton county. On May 15 it left Camp Chase for Washington, D. C, and was placed on garrison duty in Forts Slemmer, Totten, Slocum and Stevens north of the Potomac. On June 8 it embarked for White House, Va., but without debarking was ordered to Bermuda Hundred. It was assigned to the 10th corps and was placed in the intrenchments at City Point, where it remained until ordered to Fort Pocahontas. It was relieved from duty at Fort Pocahontas on Aug. 29 and proceeded to Camp Chase, Ohio, where it arrived on Sept. 5, 1864, and was mustered out on the 13th on expiration of term of service.

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

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