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Brief History

The 22nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in November 5, 1861 at Benton Barracks, Missouri.  They were mustered out November 18, 1864 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. [1]


For more information on the history of 22nd Ohio Infantry see the following:

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.

Companies by County:

Three Years Service:
Company A -  see Roster.

Company B - see Roster.

Company C - see Roster.

Company D - Many men fromLicking County[2] see Roster.

Company E - see Roster.

Company F - Many men from Fayette County [3] - see Roster.

Company G - see Roster.

Company H - see Roster.

Company I -  see Roster.

Company K - see Roster.

The above Company rosters  is from Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, vol. III, 21st-36th Regiments-Infantry, (Cincinnati, Ohio Valley Pub., 1886), pages 42-68. Internet Archive.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,493 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 22nd Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 years), 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 6 December 2010).
  2. Rev. Henry Bushnell, A.m., The History of Granville Licking Ohio, (Columbus, Ohio: Press of Hann & Adain, 1889), page 328. - Internet Archives
  3. [1]fckLRHistory of Fayette County Ohio page 180

 

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