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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 Fifty-sixth Infantry. — Col., Caleb
Marker; Lieut.- Col., William Sayler; Maj., Alben L. Whiteman. This
regiment was organized May 15 to 17, 1864, at Camp Dennison, to serve
for 100 days. It was composed of the 34th battalion, Ohio National
Guard, from Preble county; the 80th battalion, from Mercer county; and
the 81st battalion, from Auglaize county. On May 20 Cos. A, B, C, D, E,
F and H proceeded to Cincinnati, where they performed guard duty. Cos.
G, I and K remained at Camp Dennison on guard and patrol duty until
Morgan appeared in the vicinity of Cynthiana, Ky., when they were sent
to Falmouth, Ky. The seven companies remained on duty at Cincinnati
until July 18, when the entire regiment was brought together at
Covington and moved to Paris, Ky. It was soon ordered to Cumberland,
Md., arriving on July 31, and went into camp near that city. On Aug. 1
it had an engagement with the enemy near Falck's mills, with slight
loss. It was mustered out on Sept. 1, 1864.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2