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Brief History

The 15th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)  mustered in  April 27, 1861 at Columbus, Ohio.  They were mustered out August 27-31, 1861 at Columbus, 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 438 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Company C - Captain W. T. Wilson[2] - many men from Wyandot County[3]. See roster.

Company G - Captain P. A. Tyler[4] - many men from Wyandot County[3]. See roster.

Company I - Captain I. M. Kirby[4] - many men from Wyandot County[3]. See roster.

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).
  2. History of Wyandot County, (Chicago: Leggett, Conaway and Co., 1884), page 445. Internet Archive.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 History of Wyandot County, (Chicago: Leggett, Conaway and Co., 1884), page 444. Internet Archive.
  4. 4.0 4.1 History of Wyandot County, (Chicago: Leggett, Conaway and Co., 1884), page 446. Internet Archive.

 

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