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86th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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86th 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-sixth Infantry. Col., Barnabas Burns ; Lieut.-Col., Henry B. Hunter; Maj., Wilson C. Lemert. This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, June 10, 1862, to serve for three months. It spent its term of enlistment in western Virginia, doing guard duty, etc., but it was in no engagements. It was mustered out on Sept. 25, 1862, by reason of expiration of term of service.

Eighty-sixth Infantry. Col., Wilson C. Lemert; Lieut.-Col., Robert W. McFarland; Maj., William Kraus. This regiment was organized at Camp Cleveland, July 14, 1863, to serve for six months. It participated in the chase of Gen. Morgan and then joined the expedition for the capture of Cumberland gap, Tenn. After the surrender of that place the regiment remained on guard duty there until its term of enlistment had expired, being mustered out Feb. 10, 1864.

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

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