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Brief History

The 125th Regiment, Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Taylor, Cleveland, Ohio, October 6, 1862. They were sent to Texas and duty there till September. They were mustered out September 25, 1865.[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 - Some men from Cuyahoga County - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties[2] - See Company Roster

Company B - Some men from Cuyahoga County - Many men from Trumbull andMahoning Counties[2] - See Company Roster

Company C - Some men from Cuyahoga County - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties [2] - See Company Roster

Company D - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] Portage County[4] - See Company Roster

Company E - Some men from Cuyahoga County - See Company Roster

Company F -  Many men from Knox County[5] Some men from Cuyahoga County - See Company Roster

Company G -  Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] Some men from Knox County[6] - See Company Roster

Company H - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] - See Company Roster

Company I - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3] - See Company Roster

Company K - Some men from Cuyahoga County - See Company Roster

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,813 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 125th Regiment, Ohio 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.
  • Clark, Charles T. Opdycke Tigers, 125th O. V. I. : a history of the regiment and of the campaigns and battles of the Army of the Cumberland. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118277
  • Moore, David Hastings. An escape that did not set me free : a by-product of Morgan's Raid. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118278

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 [1]fckLRHistory of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties page 148
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 [2]fckLRHistory of Cuyahoga County, Ohio page 147
  4. [3]fckLRHistory of Portage County Ohio page 383
  5. N N Hill, Jr, History of Knox County Ohio, (Mt Vernon, Ohio, A A Graham and Co, Publishers, 1881), page 335.- Internet Archives
  6. N N Hill, Jr, History of Knox County Ohio, (Mt Vernon, Ohio, A A Graham and Co, Publishers, 1881), page 336.- Internet Archives

 

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