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Brief History

The 39th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in July 31 to August 13, 1861 at Camp Colerain and Camp Dennison, Ohio. They were mustered out July 9, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. [1]

For more information on the history of 39th 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 - Many men from Scioto County[2] - See Roster.

Company B - Many men from Marietta, Washington County[2] - See Roster.

Company C - Many men from Athens, Athens County[2] - See Roster.

Company D - Many men from Cincinnati, Hamilton County[2] - See Roster.

Company E - Many men from Clermont County[2] - See Roster.

Company F - Many men from Marietta, Washington County[2] - See Roster.

Company G - Many men from Cincinnati, Hamilton County[2] -See Roster.

Company H - Many men from Wilmington, Clinton County[2] - See Roster.

Company I - Many men from Adams County[2] -  See Roster.

Company K - Many men from Athens County[2] - See Roster.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,800 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 39th 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.
  • Chidlaw, Benjamin Williams. A Thanksgiving sermon : preached before the Thirty-Ninth O. V., U. S. A., at Camp Todd, Macon, Missouri, Nov. 28, 1861, and sketch of the regiment. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118190
  • Gilbert, Alfred West. Colonel A. W. Gilbert; citizen-soldier of Cincinnati. (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1973), FHL film 941310 Item 2
  • Smith, Charles H.The history of Fuller's Ohio brigade, 1861-1865 : its great march, with roster, portraits, battle maps, and biographies. (Washington [District of Columbia] : Filmed by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1988) FHL Film 1550204

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Benjamin Williams Chidlaw, A Thanksgiving sermon : preached before the Thirty-Ninth O. V., U. S. A., at Camp Todd, Macon, Missouri, Nov. 28, 1861..., (Cincinnati : G. Crosby, 1861), page 18-19. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118190

 

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