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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Military Records|Ohio Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]24th Regiment, Ohio Infantry''  
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Military Records|Ohio Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Civil War Union Units 23rd through 65th]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]24th Regiment, Ohio Infantry''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
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For more information on the history of 24th Ohio Infantry see the following:  
 
For more information on the history of 24th Ohio Infantry see the following:  
  
*The wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/24th_Ohio_Infantry 24th Ohio Infantry] (accessed 12 October 2011)
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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw24.html 24th Ohio Infantry]<br>
 
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohinf2.htm#24th 24th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 30 August 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/24th_Ohio_Infantry 24th Ohio Infantry]&nbsp;(accessed 12 October 2011)
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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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.  
  
Companies by County:<br>Company A - Many men from [[Huron County, Ohio#Military|Huron County]] and [[Pickaway County, Ohio#Military|Pickaway County]]. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/140/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company B - Many men from Muskingum County. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/142/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company C - Many men from Columbiana County, Erie County, and Sandusky County. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/146/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company D - Many men from Adams County. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/148/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company E -&nbsp; Also known as "Buckeye Guards". &nbsp;Many men from Dayton, Montgomery County. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/150/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company F - Many men fromTrumbull County. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/152/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company G - Many men from [[Huron County, Ohio#Military|Huron County]]. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/156/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company H - Many men from Cuyahoga County. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/158/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company I - Many men from Hillsboro, Highland County. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/160/mode/2up Roster]<br>Company K - (Also known as "Givens Rangers).&nbsp;&nbsp;Many men from Coshocton County. - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/162/mode/2up Roster]
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<br>Company A - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/140/mode/2up Roster]<br>  
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Company B - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/142/mode/2up Roster]<br>  
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Company C - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/146/mode/2up Roster]<br>  
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Company D - many men from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams County]]<ref>History of Adams County, page 340 http://archive.org/stream/ahistoryadamsco00stivgoog#page/n408/mode/2up</ref> -&nbsp; See [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/148/mode/2up official roster]<br>  
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Company E - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/150/mode/2up Roster]<br>  
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Company F - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/152/mode/2up Roster]<br>  
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Company G - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/156/mode/2up Roster]<br>  
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Company H - see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/158/mode/2up Roster]&nbsp;- Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n122/mode/1up] ''History of Cuyahoga County Ohio''page 101</ref><br>
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Company I -&nbsp; see [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/160/mode/2up Roster]&nbsp;- Many men from Highland County<ref name="Highland">[http://archive.org/stream/countyhighlanda00houggoog#page/n143/mode/1up] ''History of Highland County Ohio'' page 141</ref><br>  
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Company K - many men from [[Coshocton County, Ohio|Coshocton County]].<ref>Norman Hill, comp., ''History of Coshocton County, Ohio: its past and present, 1740-1881'', page 328. [http://archive.org/stream/cu31924009823455#page/n348/mode/1up Internet Archive].</ref> See [http://www.archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster03howerich#page/162/mode/2up official roster] and [http://archive.org/stream/cu31924009823455#page/n349/mode/1up county roster].
  
County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'', Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw24.html 24th Ohio Infantry]. (accessed on April 4, 2011)  
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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 140-165.
  
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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/cw24.html 24th Ohio Infantry].
  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,704 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0024RI Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
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Brief History

The 24th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in May 29, to June 17, 1861 at Camps Chase and Jackson.  They were mustered out June 17-24, 1864, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. [1]

For more information on the history of 24th 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.


Company A - see Roster

Company B - see Roster

Company C - see Roster

Company D - many men from Adams County[2] -  See official roster

Company E - see Roster

Company F - see Roster

Company G - see Roster

Company H - see Roster - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3]

Company I -  see Roster - Many men from Highland County[4]

Company K - many men from Coshocton County.[5] See official roster and county roster.

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 140-165.

A county listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 24th Ohio Infantry.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,704 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. History of Adams County, page 340 http://archive.org/stream/ahistoryadamsco00stivgoog#page/n408/mode/2up
  3. [1] History of Cuyahoga County Ohiopage 101
  4. [2] History of Highland County Ohio page 141
  5. Norman Hill, comp., History of Coshocton County, Ohio: its past and present, 1740-1881, page 328. Internet Archive.