187th Ohio Infantry

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187th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Active March 2, 1865, to January 20, 1866
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 187th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 187th OVI) was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 187th Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio, and mustered in for one year service on March 2, 1865, under the command of Colonel Andrew R. Z. Dawson.

The regiment was left Ohio for Nashville, Tennessee, March 3, 1865. Served provost duty at Nashville, Dalton, and Macon, Georgia, until January 1866. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Separate Division, District of the Etowah, and Department of Georgia.

The 187th Ohio Infantry mustered out of service January 20, 1866.


The regiment lost a total of 54 men during service; 1 enlisted man killed and 1 officer and 52 enlisted men due to disease.


  • Colonel Andrew R. Z. Dawson

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  • Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
  • Ohio Roster Commission. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War on the Rebellion, 1861–1865, Compiled Under the Direction of the Roster Commission (Akron, OH: Werner Co.), 1886-1895.
  • Reid, Whitelaw. Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers (Cincinnati, OH: Moore, Wilstach, & Baldwin), 1868. ISBN 9781154801965
  • This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.

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