17th Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery

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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>  
 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>  
  
*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/acw17.html 17th Ohio Independent Battery]<br>
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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/acw17.html 17th Ohio Independent Battery]<br>  
 
*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohart2.htm#17th 17th Independent Battery Light Artillery], (accessed 24 August 2012).<br>
 
*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohart2.htm#17th 17th Independent Battery Light Artillery], (accessed 24 August 2012).<br>
  
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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<br>  
 
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<br>  
  
Many men from Clark County and Montgomery County
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County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All Part I Revised is given at Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/acw17.html 17th Ohio Independent Battery]
 
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County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All Part I Revised.
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Contents

Brief History

The 17th Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery  mustered in August 21, 1862 at Dayton, Ohio.  They were mustered out August 16, 1865 at Dayton, 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

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All Part I Revised is given at Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, 17th Ohio Independent Battery

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).