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1st Regiment United States Veteran Volunteer Infantry Company K

Company K of the 1st Regiment United States Veteran Volunteer Infantry was mustered into service on February 20, 1865, at Tod Barracks in Columbus, Ohio. While some of these men were Ohioans, many came from other states.

Company K of the 1st Regiment United States Veteran Volunteer Infantry was mustered into service on February 20, 1865, at Tod Barracks in Columbus, Ohio. While some of these men were Ohioans, many came from other states. Ninety-seven Ohioans served in Company K. The enlistees were primarily veterans of the American Civil War. While some had been honorably discharged, others had recuperated from wounds received on the battlefield and joined these new companies in February 1865. A few men were also new recruits. The soldiers’ term of service was one year. The soldiers saw no combat during the Civil War and spent the last few months of the war in the vicinity of Washington, DC.

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