76th 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.<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>  
  
One company was raised in Columbiana County and most other in Licking County.<ref name="Willison">Charles A. Willison, ''Reminiscences of a Boy's Service with the 76th Ohio in the Civil War'', (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing, n.d.), page 7.</ref> <br>
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One company was raised in Columbiana County and most other in Licking County.<ref name="Willison">Charles A. Willison, ''Reminiscences of a Boy's Service with the 76th Ohio in the Civil War'', (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing, n.d.), page 7.</ref> <br>  
  
Company I - Many men from Stark County<ref name="Willison">Charles A. Willison, ''Reminiscences of a Boy's Service with the 76th Ohio in the Civil War'', (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing, n.d.), page 7.</ref> <br>  
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Company I - Many men from [[Stark_County,_Ohio|Stark County]]<ref name="Willison">Charles A. Willison, ''Reminiscences of a Boy's Service with the 76th Ohio in the Civil War'', (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing, n.d.), page 7.</ref> <br>  
  
Company K - Many men from Stark County<ref name="Willison">Charles A. Willison, ''Reminiscences of a Boy's Service with the 76th Ohio in the Civil War'', (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing, n.d.), page 7.</ref> <br>
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Company K - Many men from [[Stark_County,_Ohio|Stark County]]<ref name="Willison">Charles A. Willison, ''Reminiscences of a Boy's Service with the 76th Ohio in the Civil War'', (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing, n.d.), page 7.</ref> <br>  
  
A county listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'', Part IV Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw76.html 76th Ohio Infantry]. <br>  
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A county listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'', Part IV Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw76.html 76th Ohio Infantry]. <br>
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Contents

Brief History

The 76th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in October 5, 1861, to February 3, 1862 at Camp Sherman, Newark, Ohio.  They were mustered out July 15, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. [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.

One company was raised in Columbiana County and most other in Licking County.[2]

Company I - Many men from Stark County[2]

Company K - Many men from Stark County[2]

A county listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part IV Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 76th 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

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Charles A. Willison, Reminiscences of a Boy's Service with the 76th Ohio in the Civil War, (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing, n.d.), page 7.