151st 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. Defending the Capital. Lewis Blosser. April 12, 1900. Fort Stevens
- National Tribune. At Fort Reno. Albert Mallen. January 23, 1913
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
HistoryA Ohio National Guard Unit, it was organized May 13, 1864, under Colonel John M.C. Marble, for 100 days service. It at once moved to Washington City, where it took part in the defense of that city, and in July was frequently under fire on picket duty and in the manning of Forts. It returned to Ohio and was mustered out August 27, 1864.
From Dyer's Compendium151st Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, and mustered in May 18, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 14. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1864. Assigned to duty as garrison at Forts Sumner, Mansfield and Simmons till August 23. Companies "C" and "G" at Fort Stevens, Company "I" at Fort Smeade, Company "K" at Fort Kearney. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington, D.C., July 11-12. Regiment concentrated at Fort Simmons August 17. Moved to Camp Chase, Ohio, August 23, and mustered out August 27, 1864. Lost during service 10 Enlisted men by disease.
Thanks to Dr. Richard A. Sauers for the initial research and indexing of the National Tribune articles.
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