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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.

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

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