164th 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
- The True Manhood. A sermon, preached in the Congregational Church, Tallmadge, Ohio, Sabbath morning, May 1st, 1864, on the occasion of the departure of Company C, 54th Battalion, Ohio National Guards ... With some remarks by Rev. C. Wilson. by Seth Willard Segur 1831-1875. 12 pgs. 1864. Call# Pam. S1227. Western Reserve Historical Society Archives Library. Cleveland. OH
- National Tribune. A Valuable Service. Interesting Story of Events at Johnson's Island in 1864. Jonathan Hunt. August 12, 1897
- National Tribune. Carried a Musket at 13. William Hefler. December 14, 1905
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
Lt. Col. Augustus S. Bement
164th OVI formerly Capt. Co. B. 55th OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © Brad Pruden Collection
HistoryOrganized May 11, 1864, under Colonel John C. Lee, as a Ohio National Guard unit, for one hundred days service, it moved by rail to Washington City. The Regiment did efficient garrison duty on the Potomac during its term of service and was mustered out August 27, 1864.
From Dyer's Compendium164th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Taylor, Cleveland, Ohio, and mustered in May 11, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 14. Attached to 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, and assigned to duty on south side of the Potomac as garrison at Forts Smith, Strong, Bennett, Hagerty and other Forts and Batteries till August. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12. Mustered out August 27, 1864. Regiment lost during service 18 Enlisted men by disease.
Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.
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