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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== 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.
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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 G - many men from Hancock County<ref name="history">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00brow#page/339/mode/1up]
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Company A - many men from Crawford County<ref name="Crawford">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924012523464#page/n521/mode/1up]
''The History of Hancock County, Ohio''</ref>
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''History of Crawford County, Ohio, page 509''</ref>
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Company G - many men from Hancock County<ref name="history">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00brow#page/339/mode/1up]fckLR''The History of Hancock County, Ohio''</ref>  
  
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,162 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0012RC Roster].  
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,162 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0012RC Roster].  

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Brief History

The 12th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry mustered in November 24, 1863 at Cleveland, Ohio.  They were mustered out November 14, 1865. [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 from Crawford County[2]

Company G - many men from Hancock County[3]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,162 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 12th Ohio Cavalry.

Other Sources

  • Sheldon, R. H. History of the Twelfth Ohio Cavalry. (Philadelphia: Grand army scout and soldiers' mail, 1885). Libraries with book
  • 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. [1] History of Crawford County, Ohio, page 509
  3. [2]fckLRThe History of Hancock County, Ohio