186th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit

Unidentified Soldier 186th OVI
Taken by E.E. Miller Camp Chase Ohio
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.M. Strayer Collection


Organized March 2, 1865, for one years service, under Colonel Thomas F. Wilder, it moved at once into Tennessee. In May it moved to Dalton, Georgia, and then to Chattanooga, and in July to Nashville. The Regiment was mustered out September 25, 1865.

From Dyer's Compendium

186th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase February, 1865. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., March 2. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Separate Division, Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to September, 1865.
SERVICE.--Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., March 8, 1865; thence to Cleveland, Tenn., and duty there till May. Moved to Dalton, Ga., May 2; thence to Chattanooga. Tenn., May 10, and duty there till July 20, Moved to Nashville, Tenn., July 20, and duty there till September 19. Ordered to Columbus, Ohio, September 19, and mustered out September 25, 1865. Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 49 Enlisted men by disease. Total 50.

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