United States Regiments & Batteries > Ohio

The 153rd Ohio Infantry Regiment lost 1 Enlisted man killed and 20 Enlisted men to disease or accidents, a total of 21, during the Civil War.

May Organized 860 men at Camp Dennison, Ohio, from Darke County’s 28th Regiment Ohio National Guard and two companies of Clarke County’s 35th Regiment Ohio National Guard. It was one of the “Hundred Days Men regiments” intended for short term rear echelon duties in the summer of 1864.
May 11 Mustered in for 100 days service under the command of Colonel David Putnam, Lieutenant Colonel Edward M. Doty, and Major John H. Hunter. Left the State for New Creek, West Virginia.
May-June 29 Moved to Martinsburg, West Virginia, where the regiment performed guard duty and constructed fortifiations. It was attached to the Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia for guard duty along the line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
June 4-27 Marched 430 miles with a supply train of 199 wagons from Martinsburg to Beverly. The regiment was attacked twice and destroyed a railroad bridge and depot and seventy five stand of arms
June 18 Destroyed a railroad bridge and a Confederate supply depot.
June 19 Destroyed the Grace Iron Works
June 22 The regiment was attacked twice at Greenbriar Gap
June 23 The regiment was attacked at Sweet White Sulphur Springs
June 27 Arrived at Beverly, West Virginia.
June 29-July 2 Moved to Cumberland, Maryland. Attached to Reserve Division, Department of West Virginia.
July-August Duty at Cumberland. Most of the regiment was stationed in Cumberland but 200 men performed guard duty along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad’s North Branch and 100 men patrolled a nearby valley.
August 25 Moved to Camp Dennison, Ohio
September 2 Mustered out 821 men at Camp Dennison.