Infantry Units: 186th 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 in February 1865 to serve one year. It left Camp Chase on the 2nd of March for Nashville, Tennessee. On the 8th of March, the Regiment left Nashville for Murfreesboro, arriving on the 10th. The destination of the Regiment was Cleveland, Tennessee, where it went into camp. On the 2nd of May, the Regiment moved from Cleveland to Dalton, where it remained but a few days, moving from this place to Chattanooga, Tennessee. On the 20th of July, the 186th was relieved from duty at Chattanooga and ordered to Nashville. It was mustered out September 18, 1865, in accordance with orders from the War Department.