144th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 144th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard) was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 11, 1864.&nbsp;They were ordered home and mustered out August 31, 1864.<ref name="CWSS">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref> <br>  
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The 144th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard) was a consolidation of the 19th Battalion, Ohio National Guard of Wyandot County and the 64th Battalion, Ohio National Guard of Wood County.<ref>''History of Wyandot County'', (Chicago: Leggett, Conaway and Co., 1884), page 467. [http://archive.org/stream/historyofwyandot00legg#page/467/mode/1up Internet Archive].</ref>  
  
The 144th was a consolidation of the 19th Battalion, Ohio National Guard of Wyandot County and the 64th Battalion, Ohio National Guard of Wood County.<ref>''History of Wyandot County'', (Chicago: Leggett, Conaway and Co., 1884), page 467. [http://archive.org/stream/historyofwyandot00legg#page/467/mode/1up Internet Archive].</ref>  
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The 144th Regiment was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 11, 1864.&nbsp;They were ordered home and mustered out August 31, 1864.<ref name="CWSS">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref> <br>  
  
 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:  
 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:  

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Brief History

The 144th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard) was a consolidation of the 19th Battalion, Ohio National Guard of Wyandot County and the 64th Battalion, Ohio National Guard of Wood County.[1]

The 144th Regiment was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 11, 1864. They were ordered home and mustered out August 31, 1864.[2]

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 D - many men from Wyandot County.[3] See roster.

A county listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part V Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 144th 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. History of Wyandot County, (Chicago: Leggett, Conaway and Co., 1884), page 467. Internet Archive.
  2. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  3. History of Wyandot County, (Chicago: Leggett, Conaway and Co., 1884), page 468. Internet Archive.