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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 9, 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 Forty-seventh Infantry. — Col., B. F.
Rosson; Lieut.-Col., John R. Woodward; Maj., John B. Shannon. This
regiment was organized at Camp Dennison, May 16, 1864, to serve for 100
days. It was composed of the 25th regiment and 87th battalion, Ohio
National Guard, from Miami county, and on May 20 started for Washington,
D. C. Upon arrival it reported to Gen. Augur and was ordered on duty at
Fort Ethan Allen. On May 27 four companies were ordered to Fort Marcy.
On June 1, Co. A was detailed to perform guard duty at division
headquarters and remained there during its term of service. At mid-night
on June 11 the regiment was ordered to Fort Reno. Marching as far as
Fort Stevens, it moved into the trenches as a support to the 1st Me. and
1st Ohio batteries. In this position it remained until July 4, when it
returned to Fort Ethan Allen. On Aug. 23, it was ordered to report at
Camp Dennison, O., and was mustered out on Aug. 30, 1864.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2