172nd Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit


Mustered in at Columbus in May, 1864, 854 men, Colonel John Ferguson, and served on guard duty over government stores at Gallipolis, Ohio until there mustered out, August 24th, full strength, Colonel Ferguson commanding.

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

From Dyer's Compendium

172nd Regiment Infantry. Organized at Gallipolis, Ohio, and mustered in May 14, 1864. Guard duty at Gallipolis till September. Mustered out September 3, 1864. Lost 12 Enlisted men by disease during service.

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Last updated December 7 1996