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Brief History

The 106th Regiment was organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, and mustered in August 26, 1862. The regiment was at Stevenson, Alabama, January to June, 1865 and mustered out June 29, 1865[1].

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

  • The Internet site Ohio in the Civil War, 106th Ohio Infantry, by Larry Stevens, gives brief histories and references for the regiment.
  • The Wikipedia article, 106th Ohio Infantry, gives more information and history about this regiment.

Companies in this Regiment with 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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,849 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 106th 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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 December 2011).

 

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