174th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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Brief History

The 174th Regiment, Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, August 16 to September 21, 1864. They were mustered out at Charlotte, North Carolina, June 28, 1865.[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.

Field and Staff Officers - See Roster

Company A - Many men were from Morrow County and Marion County[2] - See Roster

Company B - Many men from Union County. See Roster.[3]

Company C - Many men from Union County. See Roster.[3]

Company D - Many men were from Athens County and Washington County - See Roster

Company E - Many men were from Athens County, Perry County and Meigs County - See Roster

Company F - Many men were from across the state of Ohio - See Roster

Company G - Many men were from Guernsey County and Belmont County - See Roster

Company H - Many men were from Delaware County - See Roster

Company I - Many men were from Marion County - See Roster

Company K - Many men from Morrow County and Marion County[2] - See Roster

Unassigned men - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,097 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 174th 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, published books, etc.
  • Jones, John Sills. History of the 174th O. V. I. and roster of the regiment. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118289 and (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988), FHL fiche 1688777 Item 10

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Baughman, Abraham J. and Robert Franklin Bartlett. "History of Morrow County" (Chicago 1911) The Lewis Publishing Company. pp169-170. digital version at Internet archive
  3. 3.0 3.1 The History of Union County, Ohio, Containing a History of the County, its Townships, Towns ... Military record, (Chicago: W.H. Beers: 1883), part IV, page 517. Digital version: Internet Archive, accessed 4 December 2012.