179th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

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Organized September 28, 1864, under Colonel Harley H. Sage, for one years service, it moved to Tennessee. The Regiment was present at the battle of Nashville in December and remained on duty there until the expiration of its term of service. It was mustered out June 27, 1865.

From Dyer's Compendium

179th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in September 29, 1864. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., arriving there October 8. Attached to Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. Post of Nashville to June, 1865.
SERVICE.--Engaged in post and garrison duty at Nashville, Tenn.. October, 1864, to June, 1865. Battle of Nashville December 15-16, 1864. Mustered out June 18, 1865. Regiment lost during service 80 Enlisted men by disease.

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