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Men often enlisted in&nbsp; a company recruited in the counties where they lived&nbsp;though not always.&nbsp;After many battles,&nbsp;companies might&nbsp;be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.&nbsp; However if you are unsure which company your ancestor&nbsp; was in, try the company recruited in his county first<br>  
 
Men often enlisted in&nbsp; a company recruited in the counties where they lived&nbsp;though not always.&nbsp;After many battles,&nbsp;companies might&nbsp;be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.&nbsp; However if you are unsure which company your ancestor&nbsp; was in, try the company recruited in his county first<br>  
  
Company A - Some men from Cuyahoga County  
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Company A - Some men from Cuyahoga County- Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties<ref name="Mahoning">[http://archive.org/stream/historyoftrumbul01will#page/147/mode/1up]
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''History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties'' page 148</ref><br>
  
Company B - Some men from Cuyahoga County<br>  
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Company B - Some men from Cuyahoga County - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties<ref name="Mahoning">[http://archive.org/stream/historyoftrumbul01will#page/147/mode/1up]
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''History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties'' page 148</ref><br>  
  
Company C - Some men from Cuyahoga County<br>  
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Company C - Some men from Cuyahoga County - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning counties <ref name="Mahoning">[http://archive.org/stream/historyoftrumbul01will#page/147/mode/1up[
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''History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties'' page 149</ref><br>  
  
 
Company D - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n167/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio'' page 147</ref>  
 
Company D - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n167/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio'' page 147</ref>  
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Company I - Many men from Cuyahoga county<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n168/mode/1up] ''History of Cuyahoga County Ohio'' page 148</ref>  
 
Company I - Many men from Cuyahoga county<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n168/mode/1up] ''History of Cuyahoga County Ohio'' page 148</ref>  
  
Company K -Some men from Cuyahoga County<br>
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Company K -Some men from Cuyahoga County<br>  
  
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,813 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0125RI Roster].
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,813 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0125RI Roster].

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United States   Gotoarrow.png   U.S. Military   Gotoarrow.png   Ohio   Gotoarrow.png   Ohio Military   Gotoarrow.png   Ohio in the Civil War   Gotoarrow.png   Ohio Civil War Union Units 116th through 165th   Gotoarrow.png   125th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Brief History

The 125th Regiment, Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Taylor, Cleveland, Ohio, October 6, 1862. They were sent to Texas and duty there till September. They were mustered out September 25, 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

Company A - Some men from Cuyahoga County- Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties[2]

Company B - Some men from Cuyahoga County - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties[2]

Company C - Some men from Cuyahoga County - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning counties [2]

Company D - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3]

Company E - Some men from Cuyahoga County

Company F - Some men from Cuyahoga County

Company G -  Many men from Cuyahoga County[3]

Company H - Many men from Cuyahoga county[3]

Company I - Many men from Cuyahoga county[3]

Company K -Some men from Cuyahoga County

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,813 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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 [1] History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties page 148
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 [2]fckLRHistory of Cuyahoga County, Ohio page 147