188th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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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.  
 
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 B - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n177/mode/1up]
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Company B - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n177/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio'' page 156</ref>  
''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio'' page 156</ref>
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Company E - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n177/mode/1up]
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Company D
''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio'' page 156</ref>
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Company G - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n177/mode/1up]
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Company E - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n177/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio'' page 156</ref>  
''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio</ref>
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Company F - Many men from Fayette County<ref name="Fayette">[http://archive.org/stream/historyfayettec00allegoog#page/n204/mode/1up]
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''History of Fayette County Ohio'' page 194</ref>
  
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Company G - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n177/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio</ref>
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<br> The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 4,599 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0188RI Roster].
 
<br> The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 4,599 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0188RI Roster].

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Contents

Brief History

The 188th Regiment, Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in March 4, 1865. They were mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, September 21, 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 B - Many men from Cuyahoga County[2]

Company D

Company E - Many men from Cuyahoga County[2]

Company F - Many men from Fayette County[3]

Company G - Many men from Cuyahoga County[2]



The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 4,599 men on its roster for this unit. 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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 [1]fckLRHistory of Cuyahoga County, Ohio page 156
  3. [2] History of Fayette County Ohio page 194