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85th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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85th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 6, 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
Eighty-fifth Infantry. Col., C. W. B. Allison; Lieut.-Col., Percy S. Sowers; Maj., Peter Zinn. This regiment was organized in the state at large in May and June, 1862, to serve for three months and was retained at Camp Chase to aid in guarding the large number of Confederate prisoners there in confinement. It was mustered out, Sept. 23 and 27, 1862, by reason of expiration of term of service.

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

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