71st Regiment, Ohio Infantry
The 71st Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in September, 1861, to January, 1862 at Camp Todd, Troy, Ohio. They were mustered out November 30, 1865 at San Antonio, Texas.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 71st Regiment Infantry, (accessed 31 August 2012).
- Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, 71st Ohio Infantry
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 C - Many men from Miami County
Company E - Many men from Miami County
Company F - Many men from Miami County
County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part III Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 71st Ohio Infantry.
- 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
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- History of Western Ohio, page 532