United States Regiments & Batteries > Ohio

The 159th Ohio Infantry Regiment lost 10 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Zanesville, Ohio. It was one of the “Hundred Days Men regiments” intended for short term rear echelon duties in the summer of 1864.
May 9 Mustered in under Colonel Lyman J. Jackson
May 9 Left State for Harper’s Ferry, W. Va. At Maryland Height assigned to 3rd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department.
May 17 Guard duty in the Defenses of Baltimore, Md., and guarding bridges along Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad by Detachments.
July 9
Battle of Monocacy

A mounted detachment under Captain Edward H. Leib served with the cavalry at the battle.

July 12 Expedition to Parkesville
July 28 Companies B, E, G and I served as railroad guard at Havre de Grace, Maryland.
August 13 Ordered home
August 24 Mustered out