19th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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Brief History

The 19th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in September 25, 1861 at Alliance, Ohio.  They were mustered out October 24, 1865 at San Antonio, Texas.  [1]

For more information on the history of 19th 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.

Company A -many men from Columbiana County (Canton Guards)[2]Akron County and Summit County[3]

Company B -many men from Trumbull County and Mahoning County[4]

Company C -many men from Trumbull County and Mahoning County[5]

Company D -many men from Ashtabula County[6]

Company E -Many men from Columbiana County

Company F -  Many men from Geauga County and Lake County[7]

Company G - many men from Trumbull County and Mahoning County[8]

Company H -many men from Columbiana County (Salem Guards)[9]

Company I -   Many men from Geauga County , Lake County[10], and Ashtabula County[6]

Company K - Many men from Summit County

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,053 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 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.
  • Erb, William S. S. Extract from "The battles of the 19th Ohio". (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118164 
  • Manderson, Charles F. (Charles Frederick). The twin seven-shooters. (New York : F. T. Neely, c1902), FHL fiche 6118165

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. [1]History of Salem and the immediate vicinity
  3. [2]History of Akron and Summit County, Ohio, page 353
  4. [3] History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties page 122
  5. [4]History of trumbull and Mahoning counties page 123
  6. 6.0 6.1 Soldiers' Record: originally published by J.A. Howells in Ashtabula Sentinel newspaper (Geneva, Ohio: Ohio Genealogical Society 2004).
  7. Albert G. Riddle, History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men, (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Reprint of original published: Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878), page 49. FHL Q book 977.133 H2wiL
  8. [5]History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties page 124
  9. [6]History of Salem and the immediate vicinity
  10. Albert G. Riddle, History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men, (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Reprint of original published: Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878), page 49. FHL Q book 977.133 H2wiL