60th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (1 year, 1862)

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60th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (1 year, 1862)


Brief History

The 60th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (1 year, 1862) mustered in February 25, 1862 at Gallipolis, Ohio.
Mustered out: November 10, 1862 at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois. [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.

Company A - Many men were from Adams County, Brown County, Clark County, Fayette County, Highland County, and Ross County[2] - See Roster

Company B - Many men were from Adams County,[3] Highland County,[3] Galllia County, Noble County, and Ross County. - See Roster

Company C - Many men were from Fayette County.</ref> - See Roster

Company D - Many men were from Highland County and Ross County</ref> - See Roster

Company E - Many men from Cuyahoga County[4], Clark County, Highland County and Ross County</ref/>- See Roster 

Company F - Many men were from Highland County and Ross County</ref> - See Roster

Compnay G - Many men from Cuyahoga County[5] - See Roster

Company H - Many men from Cuyahoga County[6] - See Roster

Company I - Some men from Cuyahoga County[7] - See Roster


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 668 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 60th Ohio Regiment Infantry (1 year), 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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 60th Ohio Infantry
  3. 3.0 3.1 Nelson W. Evans and Emmons B. Stivers, History of Adams County, p. 343. https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2568501
  4. [1]History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio page 119
  5. [2]History of Cuyahoga County Ohio page 120
  6. [3]History of Cuyahoga County Ohio page 120
  7. [4]History of Cuyahoga County Ohio page 121