37th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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37th Regiment, Ohio Infantry


Brief History

The 37th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in October 2, 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.  They were mustered out August 7, 1865 at Little Rock, Arkansas.  [1]

For more information on the history of the 37th Ohio Infantry see the following:

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.

The 37th Regiment was recruited from the Auglaize County, Mercer County, and Wyandot County.[2]

Company A - see Roster. - Many men from Cuyahoga County[3]

Company B - many men from Lucas County[4] - see Roster.

Company C - many men from Auglaize County.[5] See Roster.

Company D - Many men from Franklin County.[6] - see Roster.

Company E - Many men from Ross County[7] - see Roster. -  

Company F - see Roster. - Many men from Cuyahoga County[8]

Company G - Many men from Lucas County[4] - see Roster.

Company H - see Roster. - Many men from Cuyahoga County[9]

Company I - see Roster.- Many men from Mahoning County[10]

Company K - Many men from Lucas County[4] - see Roster.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,963 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 37th Ohio Regiment Infantry, Civil War Index, which includes history, battles, and roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.
  • 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.
  • United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 37th. History of the Thirty-seventh Regiment, Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry and proceedings of the ninth reunion, 1889. (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988) FHL 1688766 Item 2 and Ninth reunion of the 37th Regiment, O. V. V. I., St. Marys, Ohio ...(Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118189

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. C. W. Williamson, History of Western Ohio and Auglaize County, (Columbus, Ohio : W.M. Linn, 1905), page 530. Internet Archive.
  3. [1] History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, page
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Clark Waggoner, Historyof the city of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio (New York: Munsell & Company, 1888) p. 165.
  5. History of Western Ohio and Auglaize County. page 573.
  6. William Brothers, History of Franklin and Pickaway Counties, Ohio (Indiana: Unigraphic, 1974). p. 117.
  7. History of Ross and Highland Counties, Ohio (Cleveland, Ohio: Williams Bros, 1880).
  8. [2] History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, page 105
  9. [3] History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, page 105
  10. [4]fckLRHistory of Trumbull and Mahoning Conty page 130