Infantry Units: 164th 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 Cleveland, ohio, May 11, 1864 to serve 100 days. It was composed of the 49th Regiment, Ohio National Guard from Seneca County and the 54th Battalion, Ohio National Guard, from Summit County. On the 14th of May, the Regiment left Cleveland, and proceeding via Dunkirk, Elmira, Harrisburg, and Baltimore, reached Washington City on the 17th. It took position in the defenses on the south side of the Potomac, and during its 100 days' service garrisoned Forts Smith, Strong, Bennett, Haggarty, and other forts. At the expiration of its term of enlistment, the Regiment returned to Cleveland, via Baltimore, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh, and was mustered out August 27, 1864, on expiration of term of service.

Roster - Company A

Nelson L. Brewer
Enos Sell

Roster - Company E

Daniel Frederick

Roster - Company G

Isaac Seitz
William J. Wilson

Roster - Company I

Milton E. Baker

Roster - Company K

William T. Brown

Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters

Tiffin Weekly Tribune: August 25, 1864