131st Ohio Infantry
compiled by Larry Stevens
References for this Unit
- see also Bibliography of State-Wide References
- Ohio In The War-Volume II.Whitelaw Reid. Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. Cincinnati 1868
- What I Saw of the Civil War. Henry Hobart Vail. 37 pgs. Privately Printed for the Family. 50 copies printed. Woodstock. VT. 1915. Located at NN
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
HistoryMustered in at Camp Chase, May 15th, 1864 as a Ohio National Guard unit, 871 men, Colonel John G. Lowe, reported at Baltimore, assigned to Second Separate Brigade, Eighth Army Corps; on garrison duty in Forts McHenry, Marshall and Federal Hill; mustered out at Camp Chase, August 25th, 865 men, Colonel Lowe commanding.
From: The Military History of Ohio. by H.H. Hardesty
From Dyer's Compendium131st Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 14. 1864. Left State for Baltimore, Md., May 15. Attached to 2nd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department. Assigned to garrison duty at Forts McHenry, Marshall and Federal Hill till August 19. Detachments at Washington, Harper's Ferry, W. Va., Fortress Monroe and City Point, Va. Ordered home for muster out August 19. Mustered out August 25, 1864. Regiment lost during service 2 by disease.
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