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Flag Information

Flag Name:  Guidon of 88th O.V.I.
Alternate Name: 
Catalog No:  H 84296
Flag Type:  Guidon
Flag Text:
88th O.V.I.

Catalog No: SA 4605
Negative No: AE 10

Catalog No: SA 4605
Negative No: AE 10c

Unit Information

Unit Name: 88th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Muster In: September - October 1862 Camp Chase Ohio 
Muster Out: July 3 1865 Camp Chase Ohio
Unit History:
Companies A, B, C and D mustered in the fall of 1862. They were known as the 1st Battalion of Governor's Guards. Companies E, F, G, H, I and K mustered in between July and August 1863 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, OH. At this time the unit was desiganted the 88th O.V.I.. Primarily served as prison guards at Camp Chase.


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