Infantry Units: 151st Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Infantry units were recruited from all over the state. Those represented in detail here are the ones recruited primarily from northwest Ohio counties and those whose members wrote to local newspapers. More information will be added as it becomes available.
This Regiment was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, May 13, 1864, to serve 100 days. It was composed of the 53rd Regiment, Ohio National Guard, from Allen County, and the 57th Battalion, Ohio National Guard from Hocking County. On the 14th of May the Regiment left Camp Chase for Washington, DC, via Ohio Central and Baltimore Railroads. It reached Washington on the 21st of May and reported to General Augur. The reiment was first stationed at Forst Sumner, Mansfield, and Simmons. During the active operations of the Rebels against Washington, on the 11th and 12th of July, the larger part of the Regiment was under fire. Several of the companies were in forts which were engaged in the battle. companies C and G were at Fort Stevens, Company I at Battery Smeade, and Company K at Fort Kearney. On the 17th of August orders were received to concentrate the Regiment at Fort Simmons. From this place the Regiment moved, via Baltimore and Pittsburgh, to Camp Chase, where it arrived on the 23rd. It was mustered out August 27, 1864, on expiration of its term of service.
Roster - Field and Staff, 151st OVI
Roster - Company F, 151st OVI
Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters
"Mac". Lima Weekly Gazette: June 29, 1864