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181st Ohio Regiment Infantry

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181st 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 Eighty-first Infantry. Cols., John O'Dowd, John E. Hudson ; Lieut-Col., James T. Hickey. This regiment was organized at Camp Dennison from Sept. 29 to Oct. 10, 1864, to serve for one year. On Oct. 24 it was ordered to Huntsville, Ala., where it arrived on the 29th. In November it operated around Decatur, Ala., and then went by rail to Murfreesboro, Tenn., where in December it took part with other troops in repelling an attack by the Confederate Gen. Forrest, in which several men were wounded. The greater part of December was spent in foraging around Murfreesboro. In these expeditions the regiment was frequently engaged with the enemy. On Dec. 24 it was assigned to the 3d brigade, 2nd division, 23d corps, and joined its command at Columbia, Tenn., on the 29th. On Jan. 2 it was taken to Goldsboro, N. C, where it joined Sherman's army, and in April was in the advance on Raleigh, N. C. It was mustered out on July 14, 1865, in accordance with orders from the war department.

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

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