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The 103rd Regiment was organized at Cleveland, Ohio, August, 1862. It had duty at Raleigh, North Carolina, and in the Department of North Carolina until June. The regiment mustered out June 12, 1865.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 103rd Regiment Infantry, (accessed 5 September 2012).
- Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, 103rd Ohio Infantry
- The Wikipedia article, 103rd Ohio Infantry, has history for this regiment and additional sources.
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Regiment recruited from Cuyahoga, Lorain, and Medina counties.
Company A - Many men from Cuyahoga County
Company B - Many men from Cuyahoga County
Company C - Many men from Cuyahoga County
Company D - Many men from Cuyahoga County
Company E - Many men from Cuyahoga County
Company F -
Company G - Many men from Cuyahoga County
Company H -
Company I - Many men from Cuyahoga County
- 103rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Civil War Index, which includes history, battles, and roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Ohio in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Ohio in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Ohio, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- Hayes, Philip Cornelius.Journal-history of the Hundred & Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118255 and (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988),FHL film 1688774 Item 2
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry regiment, 103rd (1862-1865). Personal reminiscences and experiences by members of the One Hundred and Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry : campaign life in the Union Army from 1862 to 1865. (Sheffield Lake, Ohio : 103 O.V.I. Memorial Foundation, [1984?]), FHL book 977.1 M2u
- ↑ National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 December 2011).
- ↑ Philip C. Hayes, Journal-history of the Hundred &amp; Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry, (Bryan, Ohio : [s.n.], 1872), p. 10. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118255
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Crisfield Johnson, History of Cuyahoga County Ohio, ( [Cleveland, Ohio] : D. W. Ensign & Co. (Cleveland, Ohio : Leader Print. Co.), 1879), page 132. Digital version on Internet Archive and on FamilySearch Books
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