196th Ohio Infantry
compiled by Larry Stevens
References for this Unit
- see also Bibliography of State-Wide References
- Ohio In The War-Volume II. Whitelaw Reid. Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. Cincinnati 1868
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- 196th OVI Co. E Page. by JSK. 2005
Unidentified Soldier Co A 196th OVI
Courtesy of and Copyright © L.M. Strayer Collection
HistoryOrganized 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 Compendium196th 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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