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167th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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167th 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-seventh Infantry. Col., Thomas Moore; Lieut.-Col., James E. Newton; Maj., John F. Bender. This regiment was organized at Hamilton, May 14, 16 and 17, 1864, to serve for 100 days. It was composed of the 61st and 65th battalions, Ohio National Guard, from Butler county. Two days after muster-in it received orders to proceed to Charleston, W. Va., which place it reached on May 21 and reported to Col. Ewart, commanding the post. Six companies were immediately sent to Camp Piatt and four to Gauley bridge, relieving the 2nd, 3d and 7th W. Va. cavalry. The points named were posts of supply and the only duty the regiment was called upon to perform was guarding government stores and accompanying trains to and from the main bodies of the Federal forces in that part of West Virginia. It was mustered out on Sept. 8, 1864.

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

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