150th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit


Mustered in at Camp Taylor, near Cleveland, May 5th, 1864, 929 men, Colonel William H. Hayward, the Ohio National Guard unit immediately reported at Washington; garrisoned the forts defending Washington through its entire term of service, taking part in the fight with Early, July 10th-11th, with loss of one killed, seven wounded; mustered out at Cleveland, 907 men, Colonel Heyward commanding.

From: The Military History of Ohio. by H.H. Hardesty

From Dyer's Compendium

150th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Cleveland, Ohio, and mustered in May 5, 1864. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 7, and assigned to duty as garrison at Forts Lincoln, Saratoga, Thayer, Bunker Hill, Slocum, Totten and Stevens, Defences of Washington, till August. Attached to 1st Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to August. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington, D.C., July 11-12. Mustered out August 23, 1864. Regiment lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 10 Enlisted men by disease. Total 12.

Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.

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