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6th Ohio Infantry Regiment

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The 6th Ohio Infantry Regiment was a regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War, primarily serving in the Western Theater in a series of campaigns and battles. Organization and service The 6th Ohio Infantry Regiment was organized in southwestern Ohio in the spring of 1861, formed around a nucleus independent militia unit known as the Guthrie Greys. It was mustered into Federal service on May 12. Most of its recruits were from Hamilton County and surrounding areas. Colonel and first Commander was William K. Bosley and Nicholas Longworth Anderson of Cincinnati was its first lieutenant colonel. Anderson served as colonel of the regiment during its last two years of service. The 6th was first sent to western Virginia before mustering out when its initial three-months term of enlistment expired. Reorganized as a three-years regiment, the regiment spent the next three years in the Western Theater before being mustered out on June 23, 1864. On March 13, 1865, Anders
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