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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 Sixty-fourth Infantry. — Col., John C.
Lee ; Lieut.- Col., Augustus S. Bement; Maj., Michael Sullivan. This
regiment was organized at Camp Cleveland, May 11, 1864, to serve for 100
days. It was composed of the 49th regiment, Ohio National Guard, from
Seneca county and the 54th battalion, from Summit county. On May 14 it
left Cleveland, and proceeding via Dunkirk, Elmira, Harrisburg and
Baltimore reached Washington, D. C, on the 17th. It took position in the
defenses on the south side of the Potomac and during its 100 days'
service garrisoned Forts Smith, Strong, Bennett, Haggarty, and other
forts. At the expiration of its term of enlistment it returned to
Cleveland and was mustered out on Aug. 27, 1864.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2