140th 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. An Exciting Day. George A. Penny. May 3, 1923. [John H. Morgan]
- National Tribune. Heading off John Morgan. David Llewelyn. May 27, 1926
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
HistoryMustered into the service at Gallipolis, in 1864, as a Ohio National Guard unit, 858 men, Robert B. Wilson colonel; on guard and garrison duty in West Virginia along the Kanawha and Gauley rivers, with headquarters at Charleston, Kanawha county; mustered out at Gallipolis, September 3rd, 855 men, Colonel Wilson commanding.
From: The Military History of Ohio. by H.H. Hardesty
From Dyer's Compendium140th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Gallipolis, Ohio, and mustered in May 10, 1864. Left State for Charleston, W. Va., May 10. Assigned to duty as garrison at Charleston and on guard duty along Kanawha and Gauley Rivers till September. Mustered out September 3, 1864. Lost 2 by disease.
Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.
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