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Ohio Regiment Infantry
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
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|One Hundred and Seventy-third Infantry. — Col., John R.
Hurd; Lieut.-Col., Calvin A. Shepard; Maj., Jeremiah Davidson. This
regiment was organized at Gallipolis, in Sept., 1864, to serve for one
year. Immediately after muster-in it was ordered to Nashville, Tenn.,
where it arrived about Oct. 1 and was assigned to duty in that city.
Early on the morning of Dec. 15 it took position on the Murfreesboro
pike. After daylight it was moved to the left of Fort Negley and in the
afternoon to the right of the fort, where it remained during the battle.
After the battle it was employed in guarding prisoners at Nashville and
in their transit from Nashville to Louisville. On Feb. 15, 1865, the
regiment was ordered to Columbia, and after remaining there a few days
was directed to proceed to Johnsonville. On June 20 it was ordered to
Nashville, where it was mustered out, June 26, 1865, by order of the war
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2