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The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99th_Ohio_Infantry 99th Ohio Infantry], gives a brief history of the unit, including places served, battles fought, and commanders. <br>
 
The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99th_Ohio_Infantry 99th Ohio Infantry], gives a brief history of the unit, including places served, battles fought, and commanders. <br>
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
Company A - many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Military|Van Wert County]]<br>Company B - many soldiers from [[Allen County, Ohio#Military|Allen County]]<br>Company C <br>Company D&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Hancock County, Ohio#Military|Hancock County]]<br>Company E&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Allen County, Ohio#Military|Allen County]]<br>Company F <br>Company G&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Hancock County, Ohio#Military|Hancock County]]<br>Company H <br>Company I <br>Company K  
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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.
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Companies by County:<br>Company A - many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Military|Van Wert County]]<br>Company B - many soldiers from [[Allen County, Ohio#Military|Allen County]]<br>Company C <br>Company D&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Hancock County, Ohio#Military|Hancock County]]<br>Company E&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Allen County, Ohio#Military|Allen County]]<br>Company F <br>Company G&nbsp;- many soldiers from&nbsp;[[Hancock County, Ohio#Military|Hancock County]]<br>Company H <br>Company I <br>Company K  
  
 
County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part V, Revised, on Larry Stevens site for the [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw99.html 99th Ohio Infantry] (accessed 16 December 2010) <br>
 
County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part V, Revised, on Larry Stevens site for the [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw99.html 99th Ohio Infantry] (accessed 16 December 2010) <br>
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Brief History

The 99th Regiment was organized at Camp Lima, Allen County, Ohio, and mustered in August 26, 1862. It was consolidated with 50th Ohio Infantry December 31, 1864[1].

The Wikipedia article, 99th 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 soldiers from Van Wert County
Company B - many soldiers from Allen County
Company C
Company D - many soldiers from Hancock County
Company E - many soldiers from Allen County
Company F
Company G - many soldiers from Hancock County
Company H
Company I
Company K

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part V, Revised, on Larry Stevens site for the 99th Ohio Infantry (accessed 16 December 2010)


Other Sources

Larry Steven's Web site has a brief history of the 99th Regiment and a list of books, etc. for more information about the regiment.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 20 November 2011).