United States Regiments & Batteries > Ohio


The 144th Ohio Infantry Regiment lost 10 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 53 enlisted men by disease during the Civil War. In addition, many men of the regiment capturd at Monocacy and Berryville died in Confederate prisons.

1864
Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio
May 11 834 men mustered in and left State for Baltimore, Md. under Colonel Samuel H. Hunt and Lieutenant Colonel Frederick R. Miller.
Balance of Regiment assigned to duty at Fort McHenry. Companies G and K assigned to the Defenses of Baltimore; Company B at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md.; Company E at Wilmington, Del.; Company I at Fort Dix, Relay House. Attached to 1st Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department.
July 9 Regiment relieved from duty at Baltimore and moved to Relay House; Companies B, G and I in Battle of Monocacy Junction, losing 50 casualties.
July 13 Moved to Washington, D.C.
July 14-20 Advance to Winchester and Snicker’s Gap attached to Kenley’s Independent Brigade, 8th Army Corps.
July 20 –
August 13
Operations in Shenandoah Valley
August 13 Repulse of attack by Moseby at Berryville, losing 5 killed, 6 wounded and 60 captured.
August 14-20 Guard duty near Berryville
August 20 Ordered home
August 31, Mustered out at Camp Chase around 700 men