154th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit


John Weaver Peterson, 1843-1921, son of Felix and Mary (Weaver) Peterson
154th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company H
Courtesy of and Copyright © Greene County Ohio Historical Society

History

154th Ohio National Guard. This regiment was organized May 9, 1864, under Col. Robert Stevenson. During its term of service it operated in the vicinity of New Creek and Greenland Gap, Va. It was mustered out on the 1st of September, 1864.

Direct Quote From: War History of Union County Ohio
by William L. Curry
Marysville, Ohio 1883

From Dyer's Compendium

154th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, and mustered in May 8, 1864. Left State for New Creek, W. Va., May 12. Guard and picket duty at New Creek till May 29. (Co. "F" detached at Piedmont May 22 to August 22.) Moved to Greenland Gap May 29. Skirmish near Moorefield June 4. (1 Co. detached at Youghiogheny Bridge till July 25.) Engaged in numerous scouting expeditions till July 25. Moved to New Creek July 25. Action at New Creek August 4. Moved to Camp Chase, Ohio, August 10 in charge of prisoners; thence to Camp Dennison August 22, and there mustered out September 1, 1864. Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 3 Enlisted men by disease. Total 4.

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

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