12th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)

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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw12.html 12th Ohio Infantry]<br>
 
*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw12.html 12th Ohio Infantry]<br>
  
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 505 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0012RI02 Roster].  
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 505 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0012RI02 Roster].  
  
Company A - Many men from Morrowtown
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County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw12.html 12th Ohio Infantry]. <br>  
 
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Company B - Also known as "Hamilton Rifles" - Many men from Hamilton County, Butler County & Wilmington, Clinton County
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Company C - Also known as "Union Guards" - Many men from New Richmond, and Clermont County
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Company D - Many men from Xenia, Greene County
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Company E - Many men from Newark, Licking County
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Company F - Many men from Lebanon, Warren County
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Company G - Many men from Middletown, Butler County
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Company H - Many men from Union Township, Butler County & Ripley
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Company I - Many men from Dayton, Montgomery County
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Company K - Many men from Hillsboro, Highland County
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County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw12.html 12th Ohio Infantry]. <br>
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Contents

Brief History

The 12th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861) mustered in April and May, 1861 at Camp Jackson, Columbus, Ohio.  They were mustered out July 25, 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. [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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 505 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 12th Ohio Infantry.

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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).