169th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit

History

Organized May 19, 1864, under Colonel Nathaniel Haynes, for one hundred days service, as a Ohio National Guard unit, it left next day for Washington City, where it performed garrison duty. The Regiment suffered severely from sickness and nearly 200 men died or were disabled. It returned to Ohio and was mustered out September 4, 1864.

From Dyer's Compendium

169th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Taylor, Cleveland, Ohio, and mustered in May 13, 1864. Left State for Washington, D. C., May 19. Attached to 1st Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1864. Assigned to duty in the Defences of Washington south of the Potomac as garrison at Fort Ethan Allen and in fortifications south of the Potomac till September. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 11-12. Mustered out September 4, 1864. Regiment lost during service 41 Enlisted men by disease.

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