Obediah Stoner
Son of John Stoner and Elisabeth ____

Regimental Colors of the OVI 163rdObediah served in the Ohio Volunteers Infantry 163rd Company E in the Civil War.

The 163rd Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio and mustered in May 12, 1864 for 100 days service under the command of Colonel Hiram Miller.

The regiment left Ohio for Washington, D.C., May 13 and was assigned to 1st Brigade, Haskins' Division, XXII Corps, to June 1864. Served duty in the defenses of Washington, D.C., with headquarters at Fort Reno, until June 8. Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, June 8-12 and attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, X Corps, Army of the James. Reconnaissance on the Petersburg & Richmond Railroad June 14-15. Skirmish on Petersburg and Richmond Turnpike June 15-16. Moved to Wilson's Landing June 16. Fatigue duty building Fort Pocahontas and scouting on west side of the James River until August. Ordered to Columbus, Ohio, August 29.

The 163rd Ohio Infantry mustered out of service September 10, 1864 at Camp Chase.



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