86th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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Company K - Many men from . See [http://archive.org/stream/historyofeightys00ashb#page/140/mode/2up Roster].<br>  
 
Company K - Many men from . See [http://archive.org/stream/historyofeightys00ashb#page/140/mode/2up Roster].<br>  
  
<br> 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/cw86.html 86th Ohio Infantry.]
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Counties determined by location of the towns given in the rosters in Joseph Nelson Ashburn's book, ''History of the Eighty-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry'', [A.S. Gilman Print. Co.], 1909.<ref>Joseph Nelson Ashburn, ''History of the Eighty-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry'', published [A.S. Gilman Print. Co.], 1909. Digital version on [http://archive.org/stream/historyofeightys00ashb#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]. (Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1993){{FHL|686761|item|disp=FHL fiche 6118234}}</ref><br>
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Contents

Brief History

The 86th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in June 10, 1862 at Camp Chase, Ohio.  They were mustered out September 25, 1862 at Camp Delaware, Ohio.  [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.

Officers and staff - See Roster

Company A - Many men from Mahoning County. See Roster.

Company B - Many men from Union County. See Roster.

Company C - Many men from Lorain County, Richland County, and Seneca County. See Roster.

Company D - Many men from Wayne County and Wood County. See Roster.

Company E - Many men from Hamilton County, Williams County, and Union County.[2] See Roster and Roster.

Company F - Many men from Fulton County and Wood County. See Roster.

Company G - Many men from   . See Roster.

Company H - Many men from   . See Roster.

Company I - Many men from . See Roster.

Company K - Many men from . See Roster.

Counties determined by location of the towns given in the rosters in Joseph Nelson Ashburn's book, History of the Eighty-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, [A.S. Gilman Print. Co.], 1909.[3]

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
  • Ashburn, Joseph Nelson.History of the Eighty-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118234 and Fiche 6118234and (Washington, District of Columbia : Filmed by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1988) FHL Film 1550148

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county its townships, towns ... military record, (Chicago: W.H. Beers: 1883), part IV, page 492. Digital version: Internet Archive, accessed 4 December 2012.
  3. Joseph Nelson Ashburn, History of the Eighty-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, published [A.S. Gilman Print. Co.], 1909. Digital version on Internet Archive. (Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1993)FHL fiche 6118234