157th 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
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- Hundred Day Wonders At Fort Delaware: The Story of the 157th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. by Richard H. Cole, Jr. 100 pgs. Self published. 2005. Online
HistoryOriginally a Ohio National Guard unit it organized May 16, 1864, for one hundred days service, under Colonel George W. McCook. It was ordered to Washington City and then to Fort Delaware, where it guarded Rebel prisoners the remainder of its time. The Regiment was mustered out September 26, 1864.
From Dyer's Compendium157th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 15, 1864. Left State for Baltimore, Md., May 17. Assigned to Tyler's Command, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department. Duty in the Defences of Baltimore and at Fort Delaware guarding Confederate prisoners till September. Mustered out September 2, 1864. Regiment lost during service 10 Enlisted men by disease.
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