136th 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
- History of Jerome Township. Union County, Ohio. by W.L. Curry. Press of Edward T. Miller Co. Columbus. Ohio. 1913. Contains a history of the 136th OVI on pgs 143-144.
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
HistoryOriginally a Ohio National Guard unit this Regiment was formed by Colonel W. Smith Irwin. Mustered for 100 days service on May 13, 1864, it moved to Washington City, where it performed garrison duty until the expiration of its term of service. The Regiment mustered out August 30, 1864.
From Dyer's Compendium136th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 18, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 13. Attached to 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Corps, to August, 1864. Assigned to garrison duty at Forts Ellsworth, Williams and in the Northern Defences of Washington till August. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12. Mustered out August 30, 1864. Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 23 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.
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