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147th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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147th 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-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.

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

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