152nd Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit


Mustered in at Camp Dennison, May 11th, 1864, 860 men, Colonel David Putnam; the Ohio National Guard unit served on guard and picket duty at New Creek, Virginia; June 4th started, in guard of a train of 199 wagons, Martinsburg to, Beverly, moved 420 miles in twenty three days, twice attacked, destroyed a railroad bridge and depot and seventy five stand of arms, reached Beverly June 27th, started for Cumberland July 2d; then on guard duty in detachments till ordered home; mustered out at Camp Dennison, September 2d, 821 men, Colonel Putnam commanding.

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

From Dyer's Compendium

152nd Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, May 11, 1864. Left State for New Creek, W. Va., May 15; thence moved to Martinsburg and duty there till June. March with train from Martinsburg to Beverly (430 miles) June 4-27. Action at Greenbrier Gap June 22. Sweet White Sulphur June 23. Moved to Cumberland, Md., June 29. Duty along Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and at Cumberland till August 25. Attached to Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia. Ordered to Camp Dennison, Ohio, August 25, and mustered out September 2. Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 20 Enlisted men by disease. Total 21.

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