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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 Seventy-fourth Infantry. — Col., John
S. Jones; Lieut.-Col., A. James Sterling; Majs., Benjamin C. G. Reed,
William G. Beatty. This regiment was organized at Camp Chase from Aug.
18 to Sept. 21, 1864, to serve for one year. It was ordered to
Nashville, Tenn., and to report to Gen. W. T. Sherman. It reached
Nashville on Sept. 26 and was immediately ordered to proceed to
Murfreesboro, where it remained until Oct. 27, when it was ordered to
report to the commanding officer at Decatur, Ala. It was then moved to
the mouth of Elk river, leaving on the way four companies as a garrison
for Athens, Ala. The regiment soon returned to Decatur, where it
remained until Nov. 26, when the town was evacuated. It then returned to
Murfreesboro, where it remained during the siege and participated in the
battle of Overall's creek. On Dec. 7 it was engaged in the battle of
"The Cedars," and on Jan. 17 moved down the Tennessee and up the Ohio
river to Cincinnati. It was then ordered to Washington, D. C, which
place it reached on Jan. 29, 1865. It remained in camp at Washington
until Feb. 21, when it started for North Carolina, reaching Fort Fisher
on the 23d. It marched to Morehead City on the 24th and to New Berne on
the 25th. It took part in the battle of Wise's Forks, near Kinston, N.
C. Under the order mustering out volunteers whose term of service
expired previous to Oct. 1, the regiment was mustered out on June 28,
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2