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The 72nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in October, 1861, to February, 1862 at Fremont, Ohio. They were mustered out September 11, 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.  The regiment was also known as the Buckland Zouave Cadets, after Ralph Pomeroy Buckland, who raised the regiment.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, 72nd Ohio Infantry
- The Civil War Archive section, 72nd Regiment Infantry, (accessed 31 August 2012).
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.
The above information about counties is from Richard L. Manion's book, Sandusky County, Ohio, Civil War Soldiers.
Short biographies of the soldiers in this regiment are in Homer Everett's book, History of Sandusky County, (Cleveland, Ohio: H. Z. Williams, 1882), pages 289-327, not in alphabetical order. Internet Archive.
- 72nd 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
- Lemmon, John M. Speech of Captain John M. Lemmon : delivered at the reunion of the Seventy-Second Reg't., O. V. I., held in Fremont, O., June 17, 1875. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118220
- Manion, Richard L. Sandusky County, Ohio, Civil War Soldiers. (Fremont, Ohio : Sandusky County Kin Hunters, 1992). Libraries with book. FHL book 977.1214 M2m
- ↑ National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- ↑ Richard L. Manion, Sandusky County, Ohio, Civil War Soldiers, (Fremont, Ohio : Sandusky County Kin Hunters, 1992), page iii. Libraries with book. FHL book 977.1214 M2m
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 fckLRHistory of the Fiore lands, comprising Huron and Erie page 71
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Richard L. Manion, Sandusky County, Ohio, Civil War Soldiers, (Fremont, Ohio : Sandusky County Kin Hunters, 1992), page v. Libraries with book. FHL book 977.1214 M2m
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