149th Ohio Infantry
27th Ohio National Guard

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit

1st Sgt. Charles A. Schrader Co D 149th OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © Brad Pruden Collection

History

Organized May 8th, 1864, for one hundred days service, as a Ohio National Guard unit, under Colonel Allison L. Brown. It at once proceeded to Baltimore where it garrisoned the Forts near that city. In July the Regiment joined General Wallace's army on the Baltimore and Frederick Pike, and participated in the battle of Monocacy, losing over one hundred men in killed, wounded and prisoners. It took part in the marches in Maryland and Virginia with the 6th and 19th Corps. The Regiment returned to Ohio and was mustered out August 20th, 1864.

From Dyer's Compendium

149th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, May 8, 1864. Left State for Baltimore, Md., May 11. Attached to Defences of Baltimore, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to July, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1864. Kenly's Independent Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to August, 1864.
SERVICE.--Duty in the Defences of Baltimore, Md., and at different points on the eastern shore of Maryland till July 4. Moved to Monocacy Junction July 4. Battle of Monocacy Junction July 9. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 13. Advance to Snicker's Gap, Va., July 13-20. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley July 20-August 23. Action with Moseby at Berryville August 13. Mustered out August 30, 1864. Regiment lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 38 Enlisted men by disease. Total 42.

Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.

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