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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 10, 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 Eighty-fifth Infantry. — Col., John E.
Cummins ; Lieut.-Col., Dennis E. Williams; Maj., Horatio N. Benjamin.
This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, Feb. 25, 1865, to serve for
one year. It left there on Feb. 27, under orders to report to Gen.
Thomas at Nashville, but was detained at Louisville by Gen. Palmer, who
applied to Gen. Thomas and obtained permission to retain the regiment in
Kentucky. Regimental headquarters were established at Eminence and the
companies were scattered through the state from Owensboro to Cumberland
gap, the latter place being guarded for several months by four companies
of the regiment. Mt. Sterling was guarded by two companies, together
with a detachment of the 53d Ky., all under the command of Maj.
Benjamin. Shelbyville, Lagrange, Greensburg and several other towns were
garrisoned at times by companies of the regiment. On Sept. 26 it was
mustered out at Lexington, in accordance with orders from the war
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2