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Brief History

The 105th Regiment was organized at Cleveland, Ohio and mustered in August 20, 1862. From  March April 29-May 20, 1865, the regiment marched to Washington, D. C. and was mustered out June 3, 1865[1].

For more informtion on the history of this unit, see:

Companies in this Regiment with the County 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.

Company A - many men from Mahoning County[2][2]

Company B - Many men from Trumbull County[3]

Company C - many men from Mahoning County[2]

Company D - Many men from Geauga County and Lake County[4]

Company E - Many men from Geauga County and Lake County[5]

Company F - Many men from Geauga County and Lake County[6]

Company G - Many men from  Lake County

Company H - Many men from Mahoning County[2]

Company I - Many men from Trumbull County[7]

Company K - Many men from Lake County


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,675 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 105th 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.
  • Fradenburgh, J. N. (Jason Nelson). In memoriam, Henry Harrison Cumings, Charlotte J. Cumings. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118258
  • Tourgee, Albion W. (Albion Winegar) The Story of a Thousand: Being a History of the Service of the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in the War for the Union from August 21, 1862 to June 6, 1865, (Buffalo [New York] : S. McGerald, 1896, 409, lxiv p. : ill., maps, ports.)  Google book.   (Buffalo [New York] : S. McGerald, 1896), FHL book 977.1 M25t and film 874018 Item 2; fiche 6118259.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 December 2011).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 [1]fckLRHistory of trumbull and Mahoning Counties page 143
  3. [2]fckLRHistory of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties page 138
  4. Albert G. Riddle, History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men, (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Reprint of original published: Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878), page 52. FHL Q book 977.133 H2wiL
  5. Albert G. Riddle, History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men, (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Reprint of original published: Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878), page 52. FHL Q book 977.133 H2wiL
  6. Albert G. Riddle, History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men, (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Reprint of original published: Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878), page 52-53. FHL Q book 977.133 H2wiL
  7. [3]fckLRHistory of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties page 138

 

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