196th Ohio Infantry

compiled by Larry Stevens

References for this Unit

Unidentified Soldier Co A 196th OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.M. Strayer Collection


Organized March 25, 1865, for one years service, under Colonel R. P. Kennedy, it moved to the Shenandoah Valley. In July, it was ordered to Baltimore and assigned to duty in the fortifications. The Regiment was mustered out September 11, 1865. The officers and men were mostly veterans who had served through the war.

From Dyer's Compendium

196th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in March 25, 1865. Left State for Winchester, Va., March 26. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah. Duty at Winchester till July. Moved to Baltimore, Md., and garrison duty there and at Fort Delaware till September. Mustered out September 11, 1865. Regiment lost during service 25 Enlisted men by disease.

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