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173rd Ohio Regiment Infantry

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173rd 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 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 department.

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

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