The 177TH OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT, 1864-65, was organized at Camp Cleveland, Ohio (see CIVIL WAR CAMPS IN CLEVELAND), for 1 year's service in the CIVIL WAR on 9 Oct. 1864. The 177th was transported to Nashville, then to Tullahoma, TN, for duty until Nov. 1864. 

Between Oct.-Dec. 1864, it was attached to the Defenses of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland. It was then attached to the Army of the Ohio. The regiment saw action at the siege of Murfreesboro, Fort Anderson, and the capture of Wilmington, among others. They also were present for the surrender of Johnston and his army. It was mustered out at Greensboro, NC, 24 June 1865. The 177th was discharged and paid off at Camp Cleveland on 7 July 1865. Losses were stated as 2 enlisted men dead from hostile causes and 82 from disease. 

Unit Assignments:

Defense of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland Oct. - Dec. 1864
2d Brigade, 4th Div., 20th Army Corps Dec. 1864 - Jan. 1865
2d Brigade, 3d Div., 23d Corps, Army of the Ohio, Dept. of North Carolina Jan. - June 1865


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