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167th REGIMENT-NATIONAL GUARD.



THIS was one of the. National Guard, one hundred day regiments. It was organized
near Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, on the 2d of May, 1864, and was sworn into the
United States service on the 16th of the same month. Two days thereafter it received
marching orders for Western Virginia, and on the 21st of May had reached its point of destina-
tion, Charleston, West Virginia, and had reported to Colonel Ewart, commanding the post. Six
companies of the regiment were immediately sent to Camp Piatt, and four to Gauley Bridge,
relieving the Second, Third, and Seventh Regiments Virginia Cavalry.

The points named were posts of supply, and the only duty the regiment was called upon to
perform was guarding Government stores, and accompanying trains to and from the main bodies
of the National forces in that portion of Western Virginia.

At the expiration of their term of service the regiment was promptly relieved, mustered out,
and transported home. A great majority of the members of the One Hundred and Sixty-Seventh,
as well as most of the other one hundred days' regiments, joined other organizations raised
shortly after their return home. Having had a taste of the service, these patriotic men deter-
mined to see the end of the rebellion, if possible; but many of them yielded up their lives long
before the consummation of their wishes, and now sleep in lonely graves on the far-off fields
of the South.



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163th REGIMENT OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY— N. G.





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168th REGIMENT-NATIONAL GUARD.



THIS regiment was formed by a consolidation of the Sixty-Seventh with the Sixty-Sixth
Battalion, Ohio National Guard; and to complete the organization one company from
Clark County was added. The Sixty-Seventh Kegiment was from Fayette County and the
Sixty-Sixth from Highland. The organization took place at Camp Dennison, and on the 19th
of May, 1864, the One Hundred and Sixty-Eighth was mustered into the service. The regiment
was armed with Harper's Ferry muskets, of a very inferior quality.

On the 9th of June the regiment proceeded to Covington, Kentucky, and embarked on the
Covington and Lexington Railroad. Company B, with twenty men from company G, was
detached at Falmouth, to guard the railroad bridge, and at other points companies were stationed
to protect the road. On the 10th of June, a detachment of three hundred occupied Cynthiana,
and threw out a strong picket-line, which position they held without difficulty. At six o'clock on
the morning of the 11th a large force of cavalry flanked the pickets on the Davis Pike and
moved against the town. The regiment formed rapidly, but being subjected to an enfilading fire
on both flanks, it seized the nearest buildings, and for two hours the fight continued. The Rebels
set fire to the buildings adjoining; the ammunition was almost exhausted, and the men were
suffering intensely from heat and smoke. Colonel Garis stepped out to offer terms of surrender,
when several shots were fired at him, wounding him in the arm and shoulder. The regiment lost
eight men killed, seventeen wounded, and two hundred and eighty captured, together with the
quartermaster stores and camp equipage. The prisoners were robbed of their money, watches,
hats, boots, and other articles of clothing. They were soon paroled, and some walked home
across the country; others reported at Cincinnati, and were ordered to Camp Dennison ; and
others joined the detachments of the regiment under command of Major Newton.

The portion of the regiment under Major Newton's command remained in Kentucky until
the 10th of July, during which time it captured one hundred horses, seventy-five muskets, and
twenty-six prisoners. On the 10th of July all who had been paroled were ordered into camp,
and on the 11th the regiment reorganized at Camp Dennison. It was now armed with Enfield
rifles, and despatched to Cincinnati, where it was engaged in guard-duty. The One Hundred and
Sixty-Eighth was not relieved until twenty days after its term expired. On the 6th of September
il proceeded to Camp Dennison, and was there paid and discharged.



One Hundred and Sixty -Ninth Ohio Infante y. 699



189th REGIMENT OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY— N. G.



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THIS regiment was formed by consolidating the Fiftieth Ohio National Guard, from
Sandusky County, with the Fifty-Second Ohio National Guard, from Wayne County. It
was organized at Camp Taylor, near Cleveland, on the 19th of May, 1864, and left the
State the same day for Washington City, with an aggregate of nine hundred and forty-five men.
Upon arriving in Washington it was ordered on garrison-duty in Fort Ethan Allen, where
it remained during its term of service; its participation in the defeat of Early's army being the
only field-service which it experienced. It was occupied the principal part of the time in com-
pleting the bomb-proofs and magazines in the fort, and in drilling. So proficient did the regi-
ment become in tactics, that General De Kussy declared it equal in that respect to any three-
years' regiment in his command. The regiment suffered severely from sickness, and in four
months nearly two hundred men died or were permanently disabled by disease; but few Ohio
regiments have suffered so much in the same length of time. The regiment's term of service
having expired it returned to Ohio, and was mustered out on the 4th of September, 1864.



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170th REGIMENT OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY— N. G.



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HE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTIETH OHIO was formed by consoli-
dating the Seventy-Fourth Battalion, Ohio National Guard, from Belmont County, with
the Seventy-Eighth Battalion, Ohio National Guard, from Harrison County. It was
mustered into the United States service on the 13th of May, 1864, at Bellair, Ohio, and on the
17th it left for Washington City, but, being detained by the destruction of the bridge at Harper's
Ferry, it did not reach its destination until the 22d.

Upon arrival it was assigned to duty in Forts Simmons, Mansfield, Bayard, Gaines, and
Battery Vermont. Changes were afterward made by which it was relieved of Forts Bayard and
Gaines, but left in charge of the other positions, with the addition of Forts Sumner and a battery
further up the Potomac. On the night of the 4th of July it left the defenses at Washington, and
proceeded to Sandy Hook, Maryland, to join the forces assembled in the defense of Maryland
Heights. At Sandy Hook this regiment was placed in line to repel an anticipated attack,
and for several days was engaged in maneuvering and skirmishing. The regiment remained in
the vicinity of Sandy Hook until the loth of July, when it was attached to the Second Brigade,
First Division, Army of West Virginia, and participated during the remainder of its term of
service in the movements and engagements of that army. The regiment joined the pursuit of
the Rebel forces that committed such havoc north of the Potomac, and the result of the expedi-
tion to the One Hundred and Seventieth was four killed, nineteen wounded, and a number cap-
tured ; among the latter was the Adjutant, Avho was detained as a prisoner of war until March,
1865. Hardly had the regiment recovered from the effects of this expedition, when it was ordered
up Middletown Valley to secure a gap in the mountains, through which it was presumed the Rebel
force that burned Chambersburg would attempt to retreat. The Rebels took another line of retreat,
and the National forces moved to Frederick, Maryland, and thence, after a short stay, to Har-
per's Ferry. Soon after this the regiment took part in the advance made by General Sheridan
up the Shenandoah Valley, by which the Rebels were driven beyond Cedar Creek. While lying
at Cedar Creek the regiment was detached and ordered to Harper's Ferry as escort to a supply-
train. It remained at Harper's Ferry until the 24th of August, when transportation to Ohio was
furnished. The regiment arrived at Columbus, Ohio, on the 27th of August, and was mustered
out on the 10th of September, 1864.



One Hundred and Seventy -First Ohio Infantry. 701



171st REGIMENT OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY— N. G.



EOSTEE, ONE HUNDRED DAYS' SERVICE.



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Herman K. Harmon

H. A. Fowler

Fred. C. Appleuate

Benj. F. Pitman

Albert G. Minor

J. Phil. Hlrluuet

Jacob Stambaugh

Francis E. Hutchius

Richard Swindler

Joseph M. Jackson

Evan Morris

William D. Sheppard

Manning A. Fowler

Henrv L. Burnham

Harlan H. Hatch

Cyrus A. Mason

Peter Hitchcock

Frederick Kinsman, jr..
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Hilton Matthews

Austin Wilson

James L. Parmley

Newton Sui herland

Allen W. Gillis

Harrison A. Lee

William II. Earl

Joseph E. Johnston

Frank J. Mackey

John P. Lepley

Benjamin Yeach

John Sampson

Robert Stranahau

Stephen N. Ford

William W. Herbert

Alexander W. Alcorn

James B. Barnard

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171st REGIMENT— NATIONAL GUARD.



THIS regiment was composed of the Fifty -First Ohio National Guard, from Trumbull
County; the Fourteenth Battalion, from Portage County; the Eighty- Fifth Battalion, from
Lake County, and the Eighty-Sixth Battalion, from Geauga County. The consolidation
took place at Sandusky, Ohio, where the regiment was mustered into the service on the 7th of
May, 1864. The regiment was ordered to Johnson's Island, where it was engaged in guard and
fatigue-duty, and where it soon became noted for its drill and discipline, and for its tastefully
ornamented camp.

On the 9th of June the One Hundred and Seventy-First was ordered to Covington, Kentucky,
to which place it immediately proceeded, reporting on arrival to General Hobson. It was placed
on cars, having in charge about three hundred horses, with directions to move to Cynthiana, and
there await orders. From information received at Covington an attack was anticipated, and pre-
cautions were taken to prevent surprise by placing sentinels in the cars, and by ordering all officers
to remain with their companies. Upon arriving at Kellar's Bridge, which the Rebels had burned,
the regiment debarked, and one company went on picket. "While ammunition and rations were
being issued and the horses taken from the cars, firing was heard at Cynthiana, and about this
time the Sergeant-Major of the One Hundred and Sixty-Eighth Ohio came up and reported that
Colonel Garis at Cynthiana was attacked by General Morgan's entire command. Colonel Garis
requested Colonel Asper to come to his assistance, and he would hold out if possible. Before the
preparations to advance were completed General Hobson came up. Presently the One Hundred
and Seventy-First was attacked by a force of Morgan's cavalry, which was repulsed; but it dis-
mounted and again advanced, and was again driven back, when the entire force advanced, about
fifteen hundred strong, against the regiment, numbering all told, only seven hundred and fifty.
The fight opened at five o'clock A. M., it soon became general, and continued until eleven A. M.
The Rebels were driven back several times, and at one time an advance was ordered upon the
Rebel lines. Five companies of the regiment advanced promptly, but the right company was
checked by a cross-fire, causing it to swing round, and finally to fall back to the bill on which it
was first formed ; but the left held the point it had gained throughout the fight. The Rebels were
re-enforced about ten o'clock. The National position was invested in front, flank, and rear, and the



702 Ohio in the War.

Rebels demanded a surrender. As resistance was useless the demand was acceded to, with the
understanding that all private property except the officers' horses should be unmolested. When
General Morgan arrived he altered the terms and allowed the officers to retain their horses; but
a Rebel Colonel had taken a fancy for Lieutenant-Colonel Harmon's horse and insisted on keep-
ing it, and finally did so, giving the Lieutenant-Colonel one much inferior to his own. In this
fight the regiment lost thirteen killed and fifty-four wounded, among the latter an officer ; four of
the wounded subsequently died.

After the surrender Morgan proposed to send General Hobson and staff, Colonel Asper,
Lieutenant-Colonel Harmon, and Major Fowler, to communicate with the military authorities for
the purpose of effecting an exchange. These officers gave their parole to go, under escort of
three Rebel officers, to the nearest point where communication could be had by telegraph, and
there effect an exchange, and in case of a failure in their negotiation, to return as soon as practi-
cable by the nearest route. The party reached Falmouth Sunday evening, June 12th, and opened
communication with General Burbridge, commanding the District of Kentucky, and after a few
days' delay General Burbridge ordered General Hobson and staff to Lexington for duty, direct-
ing him at the same time to take the Rebel officers with him as prisoners of war, and ordered
the Ohio officers to Cincinnati.

Soon after the fight at Kellar's Bridge Morgan was pressed so closely by General Burbridge
that he was compelled to parole his prisoners, who made their way to Augusta ; they were taken
from there on boats to Covington, and then transferred to Camp Dennison.

The results of the fight at Kellar's Bridge were of greater importance than they at first
appear to be. Morgan had planned his raid into Kentucky for the purpose of obtaining recruits,
horses, and money, intending at the same time to sweep down the Licking Valley, to capture the
small garrisons on the route in detail, and, if possible, to ride into Covington. At Kellar's
Bri l^e he was delayed twenty-four hours, and General Burbridge was enabled to reach him.
The citizens of Falmouth, Kentucky, held a meeting and thanked General Hobson and the
officers and men under him, for the gallant manner in which they defended the valley from inva-
sion ; the citizens of Covington also thanked General Hobson, Colonel Asper, and the officers and
men in their command, for the protection they had afforded the city, and the Cincinnati Gazette
said: "There is little doubt that the stubborn resistance of the One Hundred and Seventy-First
saved Cincinnati from visitation."

After the capture General Hobson, in a letter addressed to Colonel Asper, expressed his
entire satisfaction with the conduct of the One Hundred and Seventy-First, and General Heint-
zelman and Governor Brough both declared to Colonel Asper, personally, their gratification at
the bravery and courage displayed by the regiment.

The regiment moved from Camp Dennison to Johnson's Island and occupied its old camp,
but no duty was required of the paroled officers and men until an order from the War Depart-
ment declared the parole invalid, when the regiment was re-armed and placed on duty. About
the same time an order announced the arrangement between General Hobson and General Mor-
gan binding, and the Rebel officers, who were held until that time as prisoners of war, were
released. The regiment remained on Johnson's Island during the remainder of its term, and was
mustered out on the 20th of August, 1864.



One Hundred and Seventy -Second Ohio Infantry. 703



172d REGIMENT OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY— N. G.



EOSTEH, THREE YEARS' SERVICE.



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THIS regiment, brought out by the hundred days' call, did not leave the State. It was
pent from Columbus to Gallipolis, Ohio, with a strength of eight hundred and fifty-four,
rank and file, and performed guard-duty at that important depot of Government stores

during the whole of its service.

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On several occasions the enemy made demonstrations on Gallipolis, but never ventured near

enough to involve an engagement.

The One Hundred and Seventy-Second performed the duty required of it with fidelity. A
large number of its members had previously seen active service in other regiments. It was mus-
tered out of service at Gallipolis on the 2-ith of August, 1864, and immediately thereafter sent
to Camp Chase, where it was paid and discharged'.



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173d REGIMENT OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.



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George W. Isaminher

John W. Kuson

Miles L. Blake

James Marcnm

Isaac W. Saunders

John C. Malone

David Urie

muel Welker

Coleman Gillilan

Antlionv W. Bowen

Charles 81a vena

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X. W. Evans

David K. Hover

Andrew J. Booths

James N. Hanna

Elliott K. Marcnm

David F. Hover

George W. Ilelfenstiu

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James M. Edmonds. u;

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L. W. Benian

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John 11. Parker

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18, " Mustered out with regiment.

19, " Mustered out with regiment.
15, " Mustered out with regiment.
19, " Mustered out with regiment.
19, " Mustered out with regiment.
18, " Mustered out with regiment.
18, " Mustered out with regiment.
IS, " Resigned Xovemher in, 1864.
18, " Resigned December 3, 1864.
18, " Mustered out with regiment.
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18, " Clustered out with regiment.
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Xov. 26, " Resigned April 1, 1865.

Dec. 14, " On leave of absence at muster out of regiment.
April Hi, 1865 Mustered out with regiment.
Sept. 18, 1864 Resigned Xovemher 10, 1864.

'' IS, " Promoted to Captain.

' is, " Mustered out with regiment.

' 18, " Promoted to Captain.

18, " Mustered out May 15, 1865.

' IS, " On leave of absence at muster out of regiment.

18, " Resigned Xovemher 13, 1864.

" IS, " Promoted to Captain.

" is, " Mustered out with regiment as R. Q. M.

' IS, " .Mustered out with regiment.

18, " Mustered out with regiment.

" 18, " Mustered out with regiment.

26, " .Mustered out with regiment.

26, " Mustered out with regiment.

26, " Mustered out with regiment.

14 " .Mustered out with regiment.

Ill, 1S65 Mustered out with regiment.

18, 1864 Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

18, " Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

" 18, " Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

" ja " Resigned Xovemher 10, 1864.

" 18' " Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

" is' " Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

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" is' " Mustered out Mav 15, 1865.

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"' 26' " Mu-tered out with regiment.

" 26, " Mustered out with regiment.

Dec. 14, " Mustered out with regiment.

" 30, " Mustered out with regiment.

April 10, 1865 Mustered out with regiment.



One Hundred and Seventy-Third Ohio Infantry. 705



173d OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.



THIS regiment was recruited principally in the Eleventh Congressional District. It
rendezvoused at Gallipolis, Ohio, and was mustered into the service on the 18th of
September, 1864.

At the date of organization the regiment was of maximum strength, and presented a very
fine appearance, the majority being either sturdy farmers or men fresh from the furnaces and



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