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Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 months)
Ohio Infantry Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the Soldiers of the
State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume 1, by Ohio
Roster Commission (Wm. McKinley, Jr., Governor, Samuel M. Taylor, Sec'y of
State and James C. Howe, Adjutant-General), 1893
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|First Infantry. — (Three Months' Service.) Col.,
Alexander McD. McCook; Lieut.-Col., Edwin A. Parrot; Maj., John G.
Hughes. This regiment was organized at Columbus, April 18, 1861, in
response to the call of the president, dated April 15, for volunteers to
serve "three months." It was composed of companies from different parts
of the state as follows: Co. A, Lancaster Guards; B, Lafayette Guards;
C, Dayton Light Guards ; D, Montgomery Guards of Dayton ; E, Cleveland
Grays, and F, Hibernian Guards of Cleveland; G, Portsmouth Guards; H,
Zanesville Guards; I, Mansfield Guards, and K, Jackson Guards of
Hamilton. Most of these were prominent militia organizations of the
state. The regiment was ordered to Washington, D. C, at once and left
Columbus on the morning of April 19, 1861. It was mustered into service
April 29, 1861, at Lancaster, Pa., and on its arrival at Washington
early in May was assigned to Gen. Schenck's brigade of Gen. Tyler's
division. It was actively engaged in the battle of Vienna, Va., with a
loss of 9 killed and 2 wounded, and in the first battle of Bull Run,
with a loss of 3 killed, 2 wounded and 2 missing. The regiment was
mustered out on expiration of term of service from Aug. 1 to 16, 1861.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2