149th Ohio Infantry
27th Ohio National Guard
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
- National Tribune. Saved the Day at Monocacy. Calvin R. Vantress. October 22, 1903
- A Summer in Maryland and Virginia; or, Campaigning with the 149th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, a Sketch of Events Connected With the Service of the Regiment in Maryland and the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Written by George Perkins, a Member of Company A. 106 pgs. School Print Co. Chillicothe. Ohio. 1911. Hardcover and softcover editions exist.
- National Tribune. Reviewed by Lincoln. George Perkins. February 5, 1920
- Edward Reister McKee Papers. Edward R. McKee. 1st Lt. 149th OVI. Papers from 1837 to 1923. 0.50 cubic foot. Includes Civil War Correspondence. Call# OHS General MSS238. Ohio Historical Society. Columbus. Ohio
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- A Hundred Days To Richmond: Ohio's "Hundred Days" Men In The Civil War. by Jim Leeke. 272 pgs. Indiana University Press. Bloomington and Indianapolis. Indiana. 1999. Includes a bit of info concerning 149th soldiers.
- A 100-Days Soldier. Thomas A. Ware. 149th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (27th ONG). by ? pg. 10. Civil War Times. Volume XLV. No. 2. March/April. 2006
1st Sgt. Charles A. Schrader Co D 149th OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © Brad Pruden Collection
HistoryOrganized 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 Compendium149th 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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