134th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

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History

Mustered in at Camp Chase, May 6th, 1864, as a Ohio National Guard unit, 867 men, James B. Armstrong colonel; moved for Cumberland, Virginia, via Parkersburg; then to City Point, Virginia, via Washington; engaged in pontooning the river and building roads, June 17th engaged the enemy at Port Walthall, during the assault on Petersburg; loss, two killed, three wounded, June 22d moved to north side James, assigned to Second Brigade, Third Division, Tenth Army Corps; for seventy days entrenching and on picket duty on advanced line toward Richmond; mustered out at Camp Chase, August 31st, 862 men, Colonel Armstrong commanding.

From: The Military History of Ohio. by H.H. Hardesty

From Dyer's Compendium

134th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 5, 1864. Left State for Cumberland, Md., May 7, and duty there till June 6. Moved to Washington, D. C., June 6; thence to White House and City Point, Va. Duty at City Point pontooning the James River and building roads till June 17. Picket duty at Bermuda Hundred till June 22. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James. Marched to Deep Bottom June 22, and engaged in building works. Picket duty and operations against Richmond on north side of the James River till August. Mustered out August 31, 1864. Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 30 Enlisted men by disease. Total 31.

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