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88th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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88th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 7, 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-eighth Infantry. Lieut.-Col., Edward A. Bratton; Maj., George C. Crum. This regiment was organized at Camp Chase in June, 1862, to serve for three months. It was mustered out on Sept. 26, 1862, by reason of expiration of term of service.

Eighty-eighth Infantry. Col., George W. Neff; Lieut.-Col, Edwin L. Webber; Majs., Peter Zinn, John W. Skiles. This regiment was originally composed of a battalion of four companies, organized at Camp Chase from Sept. 24 to Oct. 27, 1862, to serve for three years, and designated "First Battalion Governor's Guards." Six new companies, organized at Camp Chase from July 24 to Aug. 3, 1863, to serve for three years, were consolidated with this battalion and designated the 88th Ohio infantry. The regiment was mustered out of service on July 3, 1865, in accordance with orders from the war department. This regiment was principally engaged in guarding Confederate prisoners at Camp Chase. It was also engaged in the pursuit of the Morgan raiders and the suppression of the Holmes county rebellion in July, 1863.

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

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