87th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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UNION OHIO VOLUNTEERS


87th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Organized at Columbus, Ohio (Camp Chase), for three months' service June 10, 1862.

Service:

Left State for Baltimore, Maryland, June 12, and duty in the defences of that city till July 28.

Attached to Railroad Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department.
Ordered to Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, July 28, and attached to Miles' Command.
Garrison duty in the Defences of Bolivar Heights till September.
Skirmishes at Berlin and Point of Hooks, Maryland, September 4-5 (Detachment).
Defence of
Harper's Ferry September 12-15.

Surrender of Harper's Ferry September 15.
Paroled September 16 and sent to Annapolis, Maryland.

Mustered out at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio, September 20, 1862.

Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 5 Enlisted men by disease.