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Brief History

The 111th. Regiment was organized at Toledo, Ohio, and mustered in September 5, 1862. It had duty at Salisbury, North Carolina, until June and mustered out June 27, 1865.[1]

  • Wikipedia article on the 111th Ohio Infantry, that includes a short history of the battles fought by this regiment, movements, and source information.
  • The Civil War Archive section, 111th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 5 September 2012).
  • Larry Stevens' site gives references to sources about the 111th Ohio Infantry as well as brief historical information.


Companies in this Regiment with 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.

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part V, Revised, is on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web site for the 111th Ohio Infantry

Company E - Many men from Defiance County

Company F - Many men from Defiance County


Other Sources

  • 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.
  • McCord, Henry Jackson. Glory! Glory! Glory!: The Civil War Diaries of Henry Jackson McCord, Captain, Company G, 111th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (Fairfax, VA: Richard Gan Young), 2002. and History of the one hundred eleventh Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988) FHL Fiche 1688774 Item 4and FHL Digitial Book
  • Sherwood, Isaac R. Souvenir, One Hundred Eleventh O.V.I.: In Memory of the Old War Days (Toledo, OH: B. F. Wade and Sons Co.), 1907. FHL 1688774 Item 5
  • Thurstin, Wesley S. History, One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment O.V.I. (Toledo, OH: Vrooman, Anderson & Bateman, Printers), 1894.) and (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988) FHL Fiche 1688774 Item 4

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed December 2010).

 

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