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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.  
 
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 [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 458 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0014RI02 Roster].
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 458 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0014RI02 Roster].  
  
Company A - Also known as Toledo Guards Militia Company. Recruited men from in and around Toledo, Lucas County and from Wood County. Formerly the Anderson Guards, 25th OVI Company K.
 
  
Company B - Many men from Toledo, Lucas County and Wood County
 
  
Company C -Also known as Bryan Boys - Many men from Bryan and Williamsburg
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County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'', Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw14.html 14th Ohio Infantry] Web Publishing Copyright © 2012<br>  
 
 
Company D - Many men from Defiance, Defiance County
 
 
 
Company E - Many men from Fulton County and Stryker, Williams County
 
 
 
Company F - Many men from Napoleon, Henry County
 
 
 
Company G - Many men from Antwerp, Paulding County
 
 
 
Company H - Many men from Wauseon, Fulton County. Formerly the Fulton County Guards Militia Company
 
 
 
Company I - Many men from Waterville, Lucas County. Formerly the Brady Guards Militia Company
 
 
 
Company K - Also know as The Toledo Roughs - Many men from Toledo, Lucas County
 
 
 
County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'', Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw14.html 14th Ohio Infantry] Web Publishing Copyright © 2012<br>
 
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Brief History

The 14th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)  mustered in April 25, 1861 at Toledo, Ohio.  They were mustered out August 13, 1861 at Toledo, Ohio. [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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 458 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 14th Ohio Infantry Web Publishing Copyright © 2012

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).