23rd 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 3,518 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0023RI Roster].<br>
  
 
Company A - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/72/mode/2up Roster].- many men from [[Crawford County, Ohio|Crawford County]]<ref name="Crawford">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924012523464#page/n487/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Crawford County, Ohio, page 481''</ref><br>  
 
Company A - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/72/mode/2up Roster].- many men from [[Crawford County, Ohio|Crawford County]]<ref name="Crawford">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924012523464#page/n487/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Crawford County, Ohio, page 481''</ref><br>  
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Company I - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/122/mode/2up Roster].  
 
Company I - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/122/mode/2up Roster].  
  
Company K - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/128/mode/2up Roster].- many men from [[Lorain_County,_Ohio|Lorain County]]<ref>''History of Lorain County, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers'', (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Williams Bros., 1879), page 93. [http://archive.org/stream/historyoflorainc00phil#page/93/mode/1up Internet Archive].</ref><br>
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Company K - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/128/mode/2up Roster].- many men from [[Lorain County, Ohio|Lorain County]]<ref>''History of Lorain County, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers'', (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Williams Bros., 1879), page 93. [http://archive.org/stream/historyoflorainc00phil#page/93/mode/1up Internet Archive].</ref><br>  
  
 
The above Company rosters are from ''Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866'', vol. III, 21st-36th Regiments-Infantry, (Cincinnati, Ohio Valley Pub., 1886), pages 73-137.<br>  
 
The above Company rosters are from ''Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866'', vol. III, 21st-36th Regiments-Infantry, (Cincinnati, Ohio Valley Pub., 1886), pages 73-137.<br>  
  
Men from Natchez on the Hill, Licking County were distributed throughout the regiment.<br>
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Men from Natchez on the Hill, Licking County were distributed throughout the regiment.
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 3,518 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0023RI Roster].
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  Ohio Gotoarrow.png   Ohio Military Gotoarrow.png Ohio in the Civil War   Gotoarrow.png   Ohio Civil War Union Units 23rd through 65th   Gotoarrow.png23rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Contents

Brief History

The 23rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in June 11, 1861 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio.  Individual companies were mustered in at Camp Jackson, Ohio.  They were mustered out July 26, 1865 at Cumberland, Maryland. [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 3,518 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Company A - see Roster.- many men from Crawford County[2]

Company B - see Roster.- many men from Crawford County[2]

Company C - see Roster.- many men from Crawford County[2]

Company D - see Roster.- many men from Lorain County[3]

Company E - see Roster.

Company F - see Roster.- many men from Crawford County[2]

Company G - see Roster.- many men from Crawford County[2]

Company H - see Roster.

Company I - see Roster.

Company K - see Roster.- many men from Lorain County[4]

The above Company rosters are from Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, vol. III, 21st-36th Regiments-Infantry, (Cincinnati, Ohio Valley Pub., 1886), pages 73-137.

Men from Natchez on the Hill, Licking County were distributed throughout the regiment.

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.
  • United States. Army.Ohio Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1861-1865) Roster of the surviving members of the Twenty-third Regiment, Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry. (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988) FHL Film 1688765 Item 6 and FHL Film 1688765 item 8

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 [1]fckLRHistory of Crawford County, Ohio, page 481
  3. History of Lorain County, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Williams Bros., 1879), page 92-93. Internet Archive.
  4. History of Lorain County, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Williams Bros., 1879), page 93. Internet Archive.