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.

Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio
May 11 834 men were mustered in and left the State for Baltimore, Md. under Colonel Samuel H. Hunt and Lieutenant Colonel Frederick R. Miller.
Theregiment was attached to 1st Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department.

Most of the regiment was assigned to duty at Fort McHenry.
Company B was assigned to Camp Parole, Annapolis, Maryland
Companies G and K were assigned to the Defenses of Baltimore
Company E was at Wilmington, Delaware.
Company I eas at Fort Dix and Relay House.

July 9
Battle of Monocacy

The regiment was relieved from duty at Baltimore.
Most of the regiment was moved to Relay House.
Companies B, G and I were moved to Monocacy Junction, losing 50 casualties in the battle.

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 to Ohio.
August 31 Around 700 men were mustered out at Camp Chase.