13th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry
The 13th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry mustered in May 5, 1864. They were mustered out August 10, 1865 at Amelia and Powhatan Counties. Men from the 4th Independent Battalion, Ohio Cavalry and the5th Independent Battalion, Ohio Cavalry (6 months, 1863-64) joined the 13th Regiment.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 13th Regiment Cavalry, (accessed 23 August 2012).
- Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, 13th Ohio Cavalry
- Ohio in the Civil War, 13th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Cavalry (1864 - 1865), (accessed 26 October 2016).
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.
Field and Staff - See roster
Company B - See roster
Company C - See roster
Company D - See roster
Company E - See roster
Company G - See roster
Company H - See roster
Company I - See roster
Company K - See roster
Company L - See roster
Company M - See roster
Unassigned recruits - See roster
- 13th Ohio Cavalry, 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, published books, etc.
- Aston, Howard. History and roster of the fourth and fifth independent battalions and thirteenth regiment Ohio cavalry volunteers. (Columbus, Ohio : Filmed by the Ohio Historical Society, 1988) FHL Film 1688760 Item 18
- Harvey, Marshall Spencer. Recollections of 1864-5 after forty years. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118127
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- Howard Aston, History and roster of the fourth and fifth independent battalions and thirteenth regiment Ohio cavalry volunteers, (Columbus, Ohio : Press of Fred J. Heer, 1902), p. 6-7. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL film 1550212
- John E. Hopley, History of Crawford County, Ohio and Representative Citizens, (Chicago, Illinois : Richmond-Arnold Publishing Company, 1912), page 509. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also FHL book 977.127 H2h and FHL film 934888 Item 3
- William Leontes Curry, History of Union County, Ohio, (Indianapolis, Ind. : B. F. Bowen &amp;amp; Co., 1915), page 22. Digital version on Internet Archive. Also on FHL film 1000347 Item 3
- Howard Aston, History and Roster of the Fourth and Fifth Independent Battalions and Thirteenth Regiment Ohio Cavalry Volunteers, (Columbus, Ohio : Press of Fred J. Heer, 1902), p. 73-85. Digital version on Internet Archive