3rd Regiment, Ohio Cavalry

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Brief History

The 3rd Regiment, Ohio Cavalry mustered in September 4-December 11, 1861 at Camp Worcester.  They mustered out August 14, 1865 at Georgia.   [1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

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.

Field and Staff - See Roster

Company A - See Roster

Company B - Many men from Erie County.[2] See Roster

Company C - Many men from Lucas County[3] See Roster

Company D - Many men from Morrow County[4] - See Roster

Company E - Many men from Morrow County[5] and Erie County.[2]

Company F - Many men from Morrow County[6] and Lorain County[7]- See Roster

Company G - See Roster

Company H - See Roster

Company I - Many men from Erie County.[2] See Roster

Company K - Many men from Erie County.[2] See Roster

Company L - Many men from Morrow County[8] - See Roster

Company M - Many men from Morrow County[9] - See Roster

Unassigned recruits - See Roster

The rosters above link to History of the Service of the Third Ohio Veteran Volunteer Cavalry in the War for the Preservation of the Union from 1861-186 : Compiled from the Official Records and from Diaries of Members of the Regiment, by Thomas Crofts. Digital version on Internet Archives (accessed 18 February 2014).

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 4003 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


Other Sources  

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research|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.
  • Crofts, Thomas.History of the service of the Third Ohio Veteran Volunteer Cavalry in the war for the preservation of the Union from 1861-186 : compiled from the official records and from diaries of members of the regiment. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL Fiche 6118111
  • United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865). History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the American Civil War, 1861-1865. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083918
  • 3rd Ohio Cavalry: Website includes, offical records, maps, roster, graves & casualities.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Lewis Cass Aldrich, History of Erie County, Ohio: with illus. and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers (D. Mason, 1889) p. 175.
  3. Clark Waggoner, Historyof the city of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio (New York: Munsell & Company, 1888) p. 215.
  4. Abraham J Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett, History of Morrow County Ohio, ( Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), page 172. - Internet Archives
  5. Abraham J Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett, History of Morrow County Ohio, ( Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), page 172. - Internet Archives
  6. Abraham J Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett, History of Morrow County Ohio, ( Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), page 172. - Internet Archives
  7. History of Lorain County, Ohio: with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Williams Bros. 1879) p. 101.
  8. Abraham J Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett, History of Morrow County Ohio, ( Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), page 172. - Internet Archives
  9. Abraham J Baughman, Robert Franklin Bartlett, History of Morrow County Ohio, ( Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911), page 172. - Internet Archives