185th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

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Organized February 26, 1865, for one years service, under Colonel John E. Cummins, it performed garrison duty in Kentucky until after the close of the war, and was mustered out September 26, 1865.

From Dyer's Compendium

185th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in February 25, 1865. Left State under orders for Nashville, Tenn., February 27. Detained at Louisville, Ky., and assigned to guard duty at various points in Kentucky from Owensboro to Cumberland Gap, with Headquarters at Eminence, till September. 1865. Skirmish in Bath County, Ky., March 26. Garrisoned Mr. Sterling, Shelbyville, LaGrange, Greensboro, Cumberland Gap, etc. Mustered out at Lexington, Ky., September 26, 1865. Regiment lost during service 35 Enlisted men by disease.

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