100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
The 100th Regiment was organized at Toledo, Ohio, July to September, 1862. It had duty at Greensboro, N. C. until June. It mustered out June 20 and was discharged at Cleveland, Ohio, July 1, 1865.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Web site, The 100th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, gives a history of the Regiment from History of Toledo and Lucas County, by Clark Waggoner, Volume I, pages 188-190. It also lists the Regiment's battles and the names of its soldiers killed, wounded or missing.
- Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web site for the 100th Ohio Infantry
- The Wikipedia article, 100th Ohio Infantry, gives a brief history of the unit, including places served, battles fought, and commanders.
- The Civil War Archive section, 100th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 5 September 2012).
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 B - many men from Henry County Mostly Napoleon
Company C - many men from Bryan in Williams County
Company D - many men from Defiance in Defiance County
Company F - many men from Western Lucas County Waterville and Maumee
Company G - many men from Elmore and Oak Harbor in Ottawa County
Company H - many men from Wauseon in Fulton County
Company I - many men from Antwerp in Paulding County
County listing from Tony Valentine's web site, 100th Roster Page.
See also Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part V, Revised, on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web site for the 100th Ohio Infantry
The site by Tony Valentine gives information, such as company rosters, burial sites, and links to other Internet sites with information about the 100th Regiment.
Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War website for the 100th Ohio Infantry has a bibliography of sources, a brief history, list of companies by county, etc.
- 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