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157th Ohio Regiment Infantry

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157th Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 9, by Ohio Roster Commission (Joseph B. Foraker, Governor, James S. Robinson, Sec'y of State and H. A. Axline, Adjutant-General), 1886     View Entire Book

Regimental History
One Hundred and Fifty-seventh Infantry. Col., George W. McCook; Lieut.-Col., John Morrow; Maj., William Herron. This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, May 15, 1864, to serve for 100 days. It was composed of the 39th battalion, Ohio National Guard, from Jefferson county, and the 88th battalion, from Carroll county. On May 17 it was ordered to report to Gen. Wallace at Baltimore, where it was assigned to Gen. Tyler's command and after remaining in camp a few weeks was ordered by the war department to Fort Delaware. During the remainder of its term of service it performed guard duty over from 12,000 to 14,000 prisoners. At the expiration of its term of enlistment it reported at Camp Chase and was mustered out on Sept. 2, 1864, on expiration of term of service, except Co. C, which was on detached duty, and was mustered out on Sept. 10.

Footnotes:
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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