98th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
The 98th Regiment, Ohio Infantry was organized at Steubenville, Ohio, August 20, 1862. It marched to Washington, D. C. April 29 to May 19 and was mustered out June 1, 1865.
The Wikipedia article, 98th Ohio Infantry, 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.
Companies by County:
Company A - many men from Jefferson County
Company B - many men from Belmont County
Company C - many men from Harrison County
Company D - many men from Jefferson County
Company E - many men from Belmont County
Company F - many men from Harrison County
Company G - many men from Belmont County
Company H - many men from Carroll County
Company I - many men from Carroll County
Company K - many men from Tuscarawas County
County listing from Steven H, Ward's Buckeyes All, Part V, Revised as shown on Larry Steven's web page for the 98th Ohio Infantry (accessed 16 December 2010).
- References for the 98th Ohio Infantry, compiled by Larry Stevens, gives a list of print and Internet sources with information about the 98th Regiment.
- 98th Ohio Infantry, in Wikipedia, gives a brief history of the unit, including names of commanders.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 20 November 2011).