191st Ohio Infantry

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191st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Active January 1865 to September 5, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 191st Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 191st OVI) was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 191st Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio January through February 1865 and mustered in for one year service under the command of Colonel Robert L. Kimberly.

The regiment left Ohio for Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, March 10, 1865. It was attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah, March 20. Marched to Charleston March 21. Transferred to 2nd (Ohio) Brigade, 2nd Provisional Division, March 27. Duty near Charleston until April 4. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley in vicinity of Winchester, Stevenson's Depot, and Jordan's Springs, April to August.

The 191st Ohio Infantry mustered out of service August 27, 1865 at Winchester, Virginia, and was discharged September 5, 1865.

Casualties[edit]

The regiment lost a total of 29 enlisted men during service, all due to disease.

Commanders[edit]

  • Colonel Robert L. Kimberly

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
  • Ohio Roster Commission. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War on the Rebellion, 1861–1865, Compiled Under the Direction of the Roster Commission (Akron, OH: Werner Co.), 1886-1895.
  • Reid, Whitelaw. Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers (Cincinnati, OH: Moore, Wilstach, & Baldwin), 1868. ISBN 9781154801965
Attribution
  • This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.

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