20th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== 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.  
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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>
  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 3,037 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0020RI01 Roster].<br>  
  
County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'' , Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw20.html 20th Ohio Infantry] . <br> <br>
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A county listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'' , Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw20.html 20th Ohio Infantry] . <br>
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 3,037 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0020RI01 Roster].
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Contents

Brief History

The 20th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in August 19 to September 21, 1861 at Columbus, Ohio.  They were mustered out July 18, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. [1]

For more information on the history of 20th Ohio Infantry see the following:


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 3,037 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

A county listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All , Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 20th 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.
  • Wood, David W. History of the 20th O. V. V. I. Regiment : and proceedings of the first reunion at Mt. Vernon, Ohio, April 6, 1876. (Columbus, Ohio: Paul and Thrall, 1876). This book has a list of those who died while in service on pages 10 to 13. Internet Archive. Also on microfiche, (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118170

References

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