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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 7, 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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|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.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2