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17th Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 months)

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17th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 1, by Ohio Roster Commission (Wm. McKinley, Jr., Governor, Samuel M. Taylor, Sec'y of State and James C. Howe, Adjutant-General), 1893     View Entire Book

Regimental History
Seventeenth Infantry. (Three Months' Service.) Col., John M. Connell; Lieut.-Col., Francis B. Pond; Maj., Clemens F. Steel. The companies composing this regiment were enrolled as follows : A, April 27, F, April 22, at Lancaster; B, April 26, at Granville; C, April 19, at London ; D, April 25, at Logan ; E, April 27, at New Lexington ; G, April 16, at Pleasant Valley; H, April 27, at McConnelsville; I, April 27, at Fort Recovery, and K, April 22, at St. Clairsville. The captains at once reported with their commands at Camp Anderson, Lancaster, where the regimental organization was completed and the drilling and equipment for the field was vigorously pushed. On June 5, the regiment was mustered into the service of the State of Ohio, for a period of three months, and under the second call for 300,000 men by the president it was immediately transferred to the U. S. service. On entering Virginia the regiment was divided, and served the government honorably, guarding provision trains, making river expeditions, operating against guerrillas, etc. On Aug. 3, having overserved their time some days, the men were ordered home, arriving at Zanesville on Aug. 13, where the regiment was mustered out at Camp Goddard two days later. The regiment suffered the loss of 3 men 1 drowned in Virginia, and 2 who died of disease.

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

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