97th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
The 9th Regiment, Ohio Infantry was organized at Zanesville, Ohio, September 1, 1862. At the end of its service it was moved to Nashville, Tennessee and had duty there till June. It mustered out June 10, 1865.
- 97th Ohio Infantry article on Wikipedia gives a brief history of the unit, including places served, battles fought, and commanders.
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 Guernsey County
Company B - many men from Guernsey County
Company C - many men from Morgan County
Company D - many men from Morgan County
Company E - many men from Muskingum County
Company F - many men from Coshocton County and Muskingum County
Company G - many men from Muskingum County
Company H - many men from Coshocton County
Company I - many men from Coshocton County
Company K - many men from Muskingum County
County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part V, Revised, on Larry Stevens site for the 97th Ohio Infantry (accessed 16 December 2010)
- Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.
- 97th Ohio Infantry, compiled by Larry Stevens, lists books, newspaper articles and Internet sites with information about the th Ohio Infantry.