179th 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
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
HistoryOrganized September 28, 1864, under Colonel Harley H. Sage, for one years service, it moved to Tennessee. The Regiment was present at the battle of Nashville in December and remained on duty there until the expiration of its term of service. It was mustered out June 27, 1865.
From Dyer's Compendium179th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in September 29, 1864. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., arriving there October 8. Attached to Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. Post of Nashville to June, 1865.
SERVICE.--Engaged in post and garrison duty at Nashville, Tenn.. October, 1864, to June, 1865. Battle of Nashville December 15-16, 1864. Mustered out June 18, 1865. Regiment lost during service 80 Enlisted men by disease.
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