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Brief History

The 84th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in May-June, 1862 at Camp Chase, Ohio.  They were mustered out October 14, 1862 at: Camp Delaware.  [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 - recruited from Clark County - Many men from Lucas County[2]

Company B - recruited from Miami County - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning County[3]

Company C - recruited from Miami County - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning county[3]

Company D - recruited from Miami County - Many men from Cuyahoga County[4]

Company E - recruited from Greene County - Many men from Cuyahoga County[4]

Company F - recruited from Darke County

Company G - recruited from Clark County and Columbiana County[5]

Company H - recruited from Greene County

Company I - recruited from Darke County

Company K - recruited from Darke County - Many men from Lucas County[6]

The above information about counties is from Record of the Ninety-fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, page 9.[7]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,156 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 84th 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.
  • Record of the Ninety-fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, (Cincinnati: Ohio Valley Press, s.d.), gives a history of the regiment in the Civil War. Internet Archive.
  • Howbert, Abraham R. Reminiscences of the war. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118233

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo:Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 186. - Internet Archives
  3. 3.0 3.1 [1]fckLRHistory of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties page 135
  4. 4.0 4.1 [2]fckLRHistory of Cuyahoga County Ohio page 126
  5. [3]fckLRHistory of Salem and the immediate vicinity
  6. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo:Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 187. - Internet Archives
  7. Record of the Ninety-fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, (Cincinnati: Ohio Valley Press, s.d.), page 9.

 

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