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Brief History

The 52nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in August, 1862 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.  They were mustered out June 3, 1865 at Washington, District of Columbia. [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.

Company A - Men from Van Wert County and Paulding County[2] - See Company Roster

Company B - Recruited in Jefferson County[3] - See Company Roster

Company C - Recruited in Belmont County[4] - See Company Roster

Company D - Men from Tuscarawas County[5] - See Compnay Roster

Company E - Recruited in Jefferson County[6] - See Company  Roster

Company F - Recruited in Belmont County[7] - See Company Roster

Company G - Many men from Jefferson County[8] - See Company Roster

Company H -Recruited mostly in Cincinnati, Hamilton County[9] - See Company Roster

Company I - Many men from Geauga County and Lake County[10] and Cuyahoga County[11] - See Company Roster 

Company K - Recruited in Cincinnati, Hamilton County[12] - See Company Roster

Field and Staff - See Company Roster

Unassigned recruits - See Company Roster

Company rosters from  Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 - 1866, Vol 4 (4) - 37th – 53 Regiments infantry (at Archive.org)

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,829 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 52nd 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.
  • Holmes, J. T. Fifty-second Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then and now. (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988), FHL film 1688767 Item 3
  • Holmes, James Taylor. 52d O. V. I. then and now. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118208
  • Stewart, Nixon B. Dan. McCook's Regiment, 52nd O.V.I. : a history of the Regiment, its campaigns and battles, from 1862 to 1865. (Washington [District of Columbia] : Filmed by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1988), FHL film 1550209 and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118209 

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 189). Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  3. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 190. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  4. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 191. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  5. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 192. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  6. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 196. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  7. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 198. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  8. James T. Holmes, 52d O.V.I. Then and Now, (Columbus, Ohio : Berlin Print. Co., 1898), page 1 Internet Archive. Also Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 199. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  9. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 200. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  10. Albert G. Riddle, History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men, (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Reprint of original published: Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878), page 51. FHL Q book 977.133 H2wiL
  11. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 201. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209
  12. Nixon B. Stewart, Dan. McCook's regiment, 52nd O. V. I. : a history of the regiment, its campaigns, and battles from 1861-1865, (Alliance, Ohio : Review Print., 1900), p. 202. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL fiche 6118209

 

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