167th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit


Organized May 16, 1864, under Colonel Thomas Moore, as a Ohio National Guard unit, for one hundred days service, it moved at once to West Virginia, where it guarded government stores and supply trains until the expiration of its term of service. The Regiment was mustered out in August, 1864.

From Dyer's Compendium

167th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Hamilton, Ohio, and mustered in May 14, 1864. Left State for Charleston, W. Va., May 18. Six Companies moved to Camp Piatt May 22, and four Companies to Gauley Bridge. Duty at these points guarding supply trains and stores till September. Mustered out September 8, 1864. Regiment lost during service 5 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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