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172nd Ohio Regiment Infantry

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172nd 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 Seventy-second Infantry. Col., John Ferguson; Lieut.-Col., Henry M. Carver; Maj., Joshua K. Brown. This regiment was organized at Gallipolis, May 14, 1864, to serve for 100 days. It was composed of the 47th battalion, Ohio National Guard, from Guernsey county ; part of the 40th battalion, from Brown county ; the 84th battalion, from Adams county; and the 77th battalion, from Jackson county. The regiment performed guard duty at Gallipolis during its whole term of service. It was mustered out on Sept. 3, 1864.

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

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