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Ohio Infantry 127th Regiment 1861-1865 Small Picture Collection

Photograph showing a portion of the 127th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Taken in Delaware, Ohio on Sandusky Street immediately south of the Ft. Delaware Hotel, probably in 1863. The 127th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was the first complete African-American regiment recruited in Ohio. It was formed in 1863, and its name was subsequently changed to the 5th Regiment, United States Colored Troops. The regiment saw action during the siege of Petersburg, Viginia and at New Market Heights, Virginia, and accompanied General Alfred Howe Terry's expedition against Fort Fisher and Wilmington, North Carolina.

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127th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
127th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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