Under an arrangement between the War Department and the Governors of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa, these States were to furnish 85,000 men for 100 days' service. Pursuant to this arrangement, Governor Brough by proclamaiton called out 30,000 of the Ohio National Guard, for May 2, 1864. He said:
So prompt was the response to this call for 30,000 troops, that within one week 38,000 were ready, and nine days later, 35,000 were in and on the way to the field. In a letter of June 1, 1864, the Secretary of War wrote Governor Brough as follows:
The credit for such results was largely due to Adjutant-General Charles W. Hill, through whose foresight and energy, in a great measure, the National Guard were ut in shape to make such prompt response possible. Pursuant to this call, Colonel C.B. Phillips, 1st Regiment Ohio National Guard, ordered ihs command to report May 2d, in Toledo, which was done, and the Regiment, as the 130th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, left for Johnson's Island, Erie County, May 12th. The force then included four Companies from Fulton County, and numbered over 1,000 men. It was officered as follows:
Colonel, Charles B. Phillips;
Lieutenant-Colonel, John Faskin;
Major, E.B. Hall;
Surgeon, S.S. Thorn;
Assistant-Surgeon, Calvin Hathaway;
Adjutant, Will. B. Dicks;
Wuartermaster, Minot I. Wilcox;
Chaplain, James W. Alderman.
Company A -- Sylvester Brown, Captain; Wesley Chamberlin, First Lieutenant; James C. Messer, Second Lieutenant; 80 men.
Company B -- Dan. A. Collins, Captain, Wm. C. Cheney, First Lieutenant; Fred. Ingold, Second Lieutenant; 75 men.
Company C -- Richard Waite, Captain; John J. Barker, Second Lieutenant; 81 men.
Company D -- L. Jay Carrell, Captain; L.D. Mason, First Lieutenant; Erwin M. Fenner, Second Lieutenant; 79 men.
Company E -- Geo. W. Reynolds, Jr., Captain; Louis Kaiser, First Lieutenant; 80 men.
Company F -- Louis Koeppel, Captain; John C. Wuerful, First Lieutenant; Louis Rieger, Second Lieutenant; 78 men.
Company G -- Warren D. Moore, Captain; L. W. Hendrickson, First Lieutenant; Joseph Warren, Second Lieutenant; 75 men.
Company H -- S.L. Spencer, First Lieutenant; J.B. Fashbaugh, Second Lieutenant; 82 men.
Company I -- Samuel Leybourn, Captain; Henry Brown, First Lieutenant; Geo. Curson, Second Lieutenant; 72 men.
Company K -- Wm. O. Webb, Captain; Geo. P. Bristol, First Lieutenant; Henry Lange, Second Lieutenant; 80 men.
The command entered the service May 2d, and was mustered out September 22, 1864.
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