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Brief History

The 30th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in August 28, 1861 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio.  They were mustered out August 13, 1865 at Little Rock, Arkansas. [1]

For more information on the history of 30th 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.

Company A - Organized at Portsmouth, Scioto County[2] - see Roster

Company B - Organized at Cadiz, Harrison County[2] - see Roster

Company C - Organized at Downington, Athens County[2] - see Roster

Company D - Organized at New Lexington, Perry County[3]; see Roster

Company E - Organized at Jerome, Union County[4]; see Roster, and another Roster

Company F - Organized at Washington, Guernsey_County[5] - see Roster

Company G - Organized at Steubenille, Jefferson County[6] - see Roster

Company H - Organized at Circleville, Pickaway County[6] - see Roster

Company I - Organized at New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County[6] - see Roster

Company K - Organized at Caldwell, Noble County[7] - see Roster 

The above Company rosters are 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 396-425.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,691 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 30th Ohio Regiment 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.
  • Brinkerhoff, Henry R. History of the Thirtieth regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988) FHL 1688762 Item 9 andHistory of the Thirtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry : from its organization to the fall of Vickburg, Miss. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118177

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Henry R. Brinkerhoff, History of the Thirtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, (Columbus, Ohio: J. W. Osgood, 1863). p. 3. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118177.
  3. Henry R. Brinkerhoff, History of the Thirtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, (Columbus, Ohio : J. W. Osgood, 1863). p. 4. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118177. Clement Luther Martzolff, History of Perry County, (New Lexington, Ohio: Ward and Weiland, 1902), p. 126. Digital version on Internet Archive and FamilySearch books. FHL book 977.159 H2m and film 897280 item 2
  4. Henry R. Brinkerhoff, History of the Thirtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, (Columbus, Ohio : J. W. Osgood, 1863). p. 4. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118177. The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county its townships, towns ... military record, (Chicago: W.H. Beers: 1883), part IV, page 446. Digital version: Internet Archive, accessed 4 December 2012.
  5. Henry R. Brinkerhoff, History of the Thirtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, (Columbus, Ohio: J. W. Osgood, 1863). p. 4. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118177.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Henry R. Brinkerhoff, History of the Thirtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, (Columbus, Ohio : J. W. Osgood, 1863). p. 5. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118177.
  7. Henry R. Brinkerhoff, History of the Thirtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, (Columbus, Ohio : J. W. Osgood, 1863). p. 6. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118177.

 

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