130th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

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Originally the First Ohio National Guard, the regiment left Toledo May 12, 1864 and reported at Sandusky for consolidation and muster in. Under Colonel Charles B. Phillips, the regiment moved to Johnson's Island and guarded prisoners of war there. On the 4th of June it was ordered to Bermuda Hundred via Washington and was assigned to the Second Brigade, Third Division, Tenth Army Corps under General Butler. The time was spent drilling, digging rifle pits and picketing the lines. It marched on the 21st of June and on the 22nd the regiment participated in a skirmish at Deep Bottom with the loss of one man wounded. On the 11th of August it marched to Bermuda Hundred and then proceeded on transports to Fort Powhaten. The regiment mustered out at Toledo on September 22nd, 1864.

From Dyer's Compendium

130th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Sandusky, Ohio, and mustered in May 13, 1864. Guard duty at Johnson's Island, Sandusky Bay, till June 4. Moved to Washington, D. C, June 4; thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., June 8. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James. Picket duty at Bermuda Hundred and at Point of Rocks till June 21. March to Deep Bottom June 21, and duty there till August 11. Duty in lines at Bermuda Hundred and at Fort Powhatan August 11 to September 16. Mustered out September 22, 1864. Regiment lost during service by disease 1 Officer and 22 Enlisted men. Total 23.

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