167th 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
- National Tribune. The Lynchburg Raid. Frederick Oppennan. April 22, 1886
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- Pension Application of Seth Murdock, Co I, 167th OVI. OGS Editors. pg. 74. The Report, The Ohio Genealogical Society. Volume 35. Number 2. 1995
- Ancestor of Seth Murdock, 167th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Diane VanSkiver Gagel. pgs. 178-186. Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal. Volume IV. Number 4. 2000. The Ohio Genealogical Society. Mansfield. Ohio
HistoryOrganized May 16, 1864, under Colonel Thomas Moore, as a Ohio National Guard unit, for one hundred days service, it moved at once to West Virginia, where it guarded government stores and supply trains until the expiration of its term of service. The Regiment was mustered out in August, 1864.
From Dyer's Compendium167th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Hamilton, Ohio, and mustered in May 14, 1864. Left State for Charleston, W. Va., May 18. Six Companies moved to Camp Piatt May 22, and four Companies to Gauley Bridge. Duty at these points guarding supply trains and stores till September. Mustered out September 8, 1864. Regiment lost during service 5 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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Copyright © 1995 Larry Stevens
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