97th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
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*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
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*[[Ohio in the Civil War|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. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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 databaseswspaper articles and Internet sites with information about the th Ohio Infantry.<br>
  
 
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Contents

Brief History

The 97th Regiment, Ohio Infantry was organized at Zanesville, Ohio, September 1, 1862. At the end of its service it was moved to Nashville, Tennessee and had duty there till June. It mustered out June 10, 1865. [1].

  • 97th Ohio Infantry article on Wikipedia gives a brief history of the unit, including places served, battles fought, and commanders.


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.

Companies by County:

Company A - many men from Guernsey County
Company B - many men from Guernsey County
Company C - many men from Morgan County
Company D - many men from Morgan County
Company E - many men from Muskingum County
Company F - many men from Coshocton County and Muskingum County
Company G - many men from Muskingum County
Company H - many men from Coshocton County
Company I - many men from Coshocton County
Company K - many men from Muskingum County

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part V, Revised, on Larry Stevens site for the 97th Ohio Infantry [2].


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 databaseswspaper articles and Internet sites with information about the th Ohio Infantry.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 15 November 2011).
  2. Stevens, Larry, comp., 97th Ohio Infantry (accessed 20 November 2010).