Battle Unit Details


170th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)


Organized at Bellaire, Ohio, and mustered in May 13, 1864. Left State for Washington, D. C., May 17. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Hasklns' Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1864, and assigned to duty as garrison at Forts Simmons, Bayard, Mansfield, Gaines and Battery Vermont, Defences of Washington, till July 4. Moved to Sandy Hook, Md., July 4, and duty in the Defences of Maryland Heights till July 15. Attached to Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley July 15-August 24. Expedition to Snicker's Ford July 17-18. Rocky Ford July 18. Battle of Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Martinsburg July 25. Moved to Frederick, Md., July 30; thence guard supply trains to Harper's Ferry and duty there till August 24. Mustered out September 10, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 19 Enlisted men by disease. Total 24.

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