Hook was a corporal with Company C, 151st Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard), fighting for the Union in the Civil War. Hometown of Lima, Ohio, in Allen County. His Civil War service was without incident until July 30 when he was arrested and ordered to stand trial for disobeying orders, but the matter was apparently dismissed August 6. Hook returned home with the rest of his Regiment after their service time concluded.
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Christian Hook was a Union Corporal in 151st Ohio Infantry (National Guard) during the American Civil War. The collection contains his diary of May to August 1864, including entries on camp life and a near-court martial, as well as a reunion flyer for the regiment from 1925.