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162nd Ohio Regiment Infantry

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162nd 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 Sixty-second Infantry. Col., Ephraim Ball; Lieut.-Col., James E. Dougherty; Maj., Benjamin A. Whiteleather. This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, May 20, 1864, to serve for 100 days. It was composed of the 45th regiment, Ohio National Guard, from Stark county, and one company of the 40th battalion, from Brown county. Cos. A, C, F and K were assigned to duty at Tod Barracks, near Columbus, and the remaining companies were assigned to duty at Camp Chase, where they remained until they were ordered into Kentucky, to assist in repelling John Morgan. Several of the companies were placed on duty in and around Covington and the remainder of the regiment moved down the river to Carrollton. After remaining at Carrollton a few days the companies returned to Covington and performed post duty, until mustered out on Sept. 4, 1864.

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

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