133rd Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

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A Ohio National Guard unit, it was mustered May 4, 1864, for 100 days service, under Colonel Gustavus L. Innis. It proceeded to West Virginia and then to Washington City and Bermuda Hundred, where it operated about Petersburg in destroying railroads. The men suffered much from sickness, there being 300 on the sick list at one time. The Regiment returned to Ohio and was mustered out August 20, 1864. The Colonel's name was Gustavus Swan Innis according to Michael Innis, GGG Grandson.

From Dyer's Compendium

133rd Regiment Infantry. Organized by consolidation of 58th and 76th Battalions and 3rd Regiment Ohio National Guard, and mustered in May 6, 1864. Moved to Parkersburg, W. Va., May 6; thence to New Creek May 8. Duty at New Creek till June 7. Moved to Washington, D.C., June 7; thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., arriving June 12. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James. Bermuda front June 16-17. Duty in trenches at Bermuda Hundred till July 17. Moved to Fort Powhatan, on James River, July 17, and duty there repairing telegraph lines from Fort to Swan's Point, and in the fortifications to August. Built a Magazine, also a Signal tower 80 feet high. Moved to Washington, D.C., August 10; thence to Camp Chase, Ohio. Mustered out August 20, 1864. Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 1 Officer and 29 Enlisted men by disease. Total 31.

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