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Brief History

The 150th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard) was organized at Cleveland, Ohio, and mustered in May 5, 1864.  They participated in the repulse of Early's attack on Washington , District of Columbia, July 11-12 mustered out August 23, 1864.[1]

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

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.

Field and Staff Officers - See Roster

Company A - many men from Oberlin College in Lorain County[2] and Cuyahoga County[3] - See Roster

Company B - many men from Elyria, Lorain County[2] and Cuyahoga County[3] - See Roster

Company C - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] - See Roster

Company D - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] - See Roster

Company E - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] - See Roster

Company F - Many men from Cuyahoga_County,_Ohio[3] - See Roster

Company G - Many men from Cuyahoga County [3] - See Roster

Company H - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] - See Roster

Company I - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] - See Roster

Company K -  Many men were from Cuyahoga County and Lorain County - See Roster. Short biographies.


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,082 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 150th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard), 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.
  • Gleason, William J. (William John).Historical sketch of the 150th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry : delivered at the 5th annual reunion, Scenic Park, Rock River, July 12th, 1899. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118286 and FHL Film 1688777 Item 7
  • United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 150th (1864), Company K. Memorial, 150th Ohio, company K. (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988), FHL film 1688777 Item 5

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 James C. Cannon, Record of service of Company K, 150th O. V. I., 1864, ([Ohio? : s.n.], 1903), page 1.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 [archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n170/mode/1up] History of Cuyahoga County Ohio page 151

 

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