16th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
The 16th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in September 23-December 2, 1861at Camp Tiffin, Wooster Camp Chase, and Zanesville. They were mustered out October 31, 1864 at Columbus, Ohio. 
For more information on the history of 16th Ohio Infantry see the following:
- Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, 16th Ohio Infantry
- Michael Wood's Official Home Page of the 16th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
- The Civil War Archive section, 16th Regiment Infantry (3 years), (accessed 29 August 2012).
- The Wikipedia article, 16th Ohio Infantry, (accessed 12 October 2011)
- Ohio in the Civil War, 16th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry (Three Years Service), (accessed 26 October 2016).
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
Company L - Many men from
Company M - Many men from
A county listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 16th 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, published books, etc.
- Fleischmann, S. M. The memorial tablet : published under the auspices of Buckley Post, no. 12, G. A. R. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118161
- Pierson, Enos. Proceedings of eleven reunions, held by the 16th Regiment, O. V. I : including the roll of honor, roster of the survivors of the regiment, statistics, etc. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118159
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 16th (1861-1865). Proceedings of the 1st through 30th annual reunions, Sixteenth Ohio Volunteer Infantry. (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988), FHL film 1688764 Items 1-2 and Proceedings of the Twelfth to Twentieth reunions, held by the 16th Regiment, O.V.I. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118160
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- fckLRHistory of Muskingum County Ohio page 287
- History of Wayne County Ohio (Indianapolis, Indiana: B. F. Bowen & Company, 1910).
- The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county its townships, towns ... military record, (Chicago: W.H. Beers: 1883), page 459. Digital version: Internet Archive, accessed 4 December 2012.