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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.
The Wikipedia article, 99th Ohio Infantry, 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 soldiers from Van Wert County
Company B - many soldiers from Allen County
Company D - many soldiers from Hancock County
Company E - many soldiers from Allen County
Company G - many soldiers from Hancock County
County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part V, Revised, on Larry Stevens site for the 99th Ohio Infantry (accessed 16 December 2010)
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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