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    1864 Almanac - Inventory Number: IDE 080


     

    1864 Almanac

    Contains an incredible degree of detail!

    The Family Christian Almanac for the Year 1864 Distributed by the American Tract Society, Nice period ink inscription on cover: “W.E. Moore / Adjutant 145th Regt. O.V.I. / Fort Whipple, VA. / June 21st / 1864”

    William E. Moore enlisted as an adjutant at 29 years old on 5/2/1864. On 5/12/1864 he mustered into Field & Staff OH 145th Infantry. He was Mustered Out on 8/24/1864 at Camp Chase, OH.


    William E. Moore:

    Residence was not listed; 29 years old.

    Enlisted on 5/2/1864 as a Adjutant.

    On 5/12/1864 he mustered into Field & Staff OH 145th Infantry

    He was Mustered Out on 8/24/1864 at Camp Chase, OH

     

    OHIO ONE HUNDRED and FORTY-FIFTH INFANTRY (One Hundred Days)

         One Hundred and Forty-fifth Infantry. - Col., Henry C. Ashwill; Lieut.-Col., Lloyd A. Lyman; Maj., Henry C. Olds.  This regiment was organized at Camp Chase, May 12, 1864, to serve for 100 days.  It was composed of the 21st battalion, Ohio National Guard, from Delaware county, and the 13th battalion, from Erie county.  It was immediately ordered to Washington, D. C., and on its arrival was assigned to Gen. Augur as garrison for Forts Whipple, Woodbury, Tillinghast and Albany, comprising the southern defenses of Washington on Arlington heights.  The service of the regiment consisted principally of garrison and fatigue duty.  On Aug. 20, the time of its enlistment having expired, it was moved by the Baltimore & Ohio rail-road to Baltimore and thence by the Northern Central, Pennsylvania Central, etc., to Camp Chase, where on Aug. 24 it was mustered out.


    Inventory Number: IDE 080