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Flag Information

Flag Name:  National Colors of the 56th O.V.V.I.
Alternate Name: 
Catalog No:  H 84304
Flag Type:  National Colors
Flag Text:
Pittsburgh Landing, Port Gibson, Vicksburg, Carrion Crow Bayou, 56th Ohio Vet. Vol. Infy., Monnett's Ferry, Corinth, Champion's Hill, Jackson, Sabine Cross Roads, Snaggy Point.

Catalog No: SA 4605
Negative No: W 4

Catalog No: SA 4605
Negative No: W 4c

Unit Information

Unit Name: 56th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Muster In: January 1862 Camp Morrow Ohio 
Muster Out: April 25 1866 New Orleans Louisiana
Unit History:
Companies mustered in between Ocober 1861 and January 1862. The unit enlisted for 3 years and re-enlisted in January 1864. Soldiers were recruited from the Portsmouth, Scioto County area.


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