14th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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Brief History

The 14th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in August 14-September 5, 1861 at Toledo, Ohio.  They were mustered out July 11, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. [1]

For more information on the history of 14th Ohio Infantry see the following:

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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,004 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Company A - Many men fromLucas County[2]

Company B - Many men from Lucas County[3]

Company C - Many men fromLucas County[4]

Company D - Many men fromDefiance County - see Roster and Henry County - See Roster

Company E - Many men fromLucas County[5] and Defiance County - see Roster

Company F - Many men from Lucas County[6]

Company G - Many men from Paulding County[7] 

Company H - Many men from Lucas County[8]

Company I - Many men from Lucas County[9]

Company K - Many men from Defiance County

Other Sources

  • 14th Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 years), 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.
  • Chase, John A. History of the Fourteenth Ohio Regiment, O.V.V.I. from the beginning of the war in 1861 to its close in 1865. ( [Washington, D.C.] : Filmed by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1969) FHL Film 1550213 and Film 1688762 Item 10 and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118155

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo: Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 135 - Internet Archives
  3. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo: Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 137 - Internet Archives
  4. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo: Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 139 - Internet Archives
  5. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo: Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 142 - Internet Archives
  6. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo: Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 142 - Internet Archives
  7. o Marrow and F W Bashore, Historical Atlas of Paulding County Ohio (Madison Wisconsin: The Western Publishing Company 1892), page 25. Internet Atchive
  8. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo: Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 145 - Internet Archives
  9. Clark Waggoner, Editor, History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, (New York and Toledo: Munsell and Company, Publishers, 1888), page 146 - Internet Archives