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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 66th through 115th]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 99th Regiment was organized at Camp Lima, Allen County, Ohio, and mustered in August 26, 1862. It was consolidated with 50th Ohio Infantry December 31, 1864.<br>
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The 99th Regiment was organized at Camp Lima, Allen County, Ohio, and mustered in August 26, 1862. It was consolidated with 50th Ohio Infantry December 31, 1864<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 20 November 2011).</ref>.<br>  
  
The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99th_Ohio_Infantry 99th Ohio Infantry], gives a brief history of the unit, including places served, battles fought, and commanders. <br>
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>  
  
=== Companies in the 99th Regiment with County of Origin  ===
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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw99.html 99th Ohio Infantry]<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohinf7.htm#99th 99th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 5 September 2012).<br>
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*The wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99th_Ohio_Infantry 99th Ohio Infantry].
  
Company A - many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Military|Van Wert County]]<br>Company B - many soldiers from [[Allen County, Ohio#Military|Allen County]]<br>Company C <br>Company D&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Hancock County, Ohio#Military|Hancock County]]<br>Company E&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Allen County, Ohio#Military|Allen County]]<br>Company F <br>Company G&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Hancock County, Ohio#Military|Hancock County]]<br>Company H <br>Company I <br>Company K
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
<br>Information about companies from [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw99.html Larry Steven's Web site].
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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.  
  
=== Source Material  ===
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Company B - many men from [[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock County]]<ref name="history">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00brow#page/337/mode/1up]''The History of Hancock County, Ohio.''</ref> - see [http://archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00spay#page/254/mode/1up Roster]
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw99.html Larry Steven's Web site] has a brief history of the 99th Regiment and a list of books, etc. for more information about the regiment.  
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Company D - many men from [[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock County]]<ref name="book">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00brow#page/337/mode/1up ''The History of Hancock County]''</ref> - see [http://archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00spay#page/255/mode/1up Roster]
  
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Company G - many men from [[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock County]]<ref name="book">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00brow#page/336/mode/1up]fckLR''The History of Hancock County, Ohio''</ref> - see [http://archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00spay#page/256/mode/1up Roster]
  
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This regiment has two companies from [[Allen County, Ohio|Allen County]], two from [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby County]], two from [[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock County]], one each from [[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize County]], [[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer County]], [[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam County]] and [[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert County]].<ref>History of Western Ohio and Auglaize County, page 533.</ref>
  
[[Category:Ohio - Military]]
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,544 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0099RI Roster].
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=== Other Sources  ===
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*99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyoh/rosters/99th_oh_infantry_roster.pdf Civil War Index], which includes history, battles, and roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.<br>
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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 databases.
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*Early, Jacob. ''Letters home : the personal side of the American Civil War.'' (Roseburg, Oregon : R.A. Driver, c1992), {{FHL|956170|item|disp=FHL book 921.73 Ea76L}}.
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=== References  ===
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Contents

Brief History

The 99th Regiment was organized at Camp Lima, Allen County, Ohio, and mustered in August 26, 1862. It was consolidated with 50th Ohio Infantry December 31, 1864[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.

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

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

Company G - many men from Hancock County[3] - see Roster

This regiment has two companies from Allen County, two from Shelby County, two from Hancock County, one each from Auglaize County, Mercer County, Putnam County and Van Wert County.[4]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,544 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Civil War Index, which includes history, battles, and roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.
  • 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.
  • Early, Jacob. Letters home : the personal side of the American Civil War. (Roseburg, Oregon : R.A. Driver, c1992), FHL book 921.73 Ea76L.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 20 November 2011).
  2. [1]The History of Hancock County, Ohio.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The History of Hancock County
  4. History of Western Ohio and Auglaize County, page 533.