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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Military Records|Ohio Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]16th Regiment, Ohio Infantry''  
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Military Records|Ohio Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio in the Civil War]][[Ohio in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Civil War Union Units 9th through 22nd]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]16th Regiment, Ohio Infantry''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
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The 16th Regiment, Ohio Infantry&nbsp;&nbsp;mustered in September 23-December 2, 1861at Camp Tiffin, Wooster Camp Chase, and Zanesville.&nbsp; They were mustered out October 31, 1864 at Columbus, Ohio. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
 
The 16th Regiment, Ohio Infantry&nbsp;&nbsp;mustered in September 23-December 2, 1861at Camp Tiffin, Wooster Camp Chase, and Zanesville.&nbsp; They were mustered out October 31, 1864 at Columbus, Ohio. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
  
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For more information on the history of 16th Ohio Infantry see the following:
  
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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw16.html 16th Ohio Infantry]<br>
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*Michael Wood's [http://www.mkwe.com/home.htm Official Home Page of the 16th Ohio&nbsp;Volunteer Infantry]
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohinf2.htm#16th3yr 16th Regiment Infantry (3 years)], (accessed 29 August 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia article, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_Ohio_Infantry 16th Ohio Infantry], (accessed 12 October 2011)
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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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.  
 
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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Company A - Many men from <br>  
  
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Company B - Many men from [[Muskingum_County,_Ohio|Muskingum County]]<ref name="Muskingum">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924028848673#page/n365/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Muskingum County Ohio'' page 287</ref><br>
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Company C - Many men from [[Muskingum_County,_Ohio|Muskingum County]]<ref name="Muskingum">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924028848673#page/n365/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Muskingum County Ohio'' page 287</ref><br>
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Company D - Many men from [[Muskingum_County,_Ohio|Muskingum County]]<ref name="Muskingum">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924028848673#page/n365/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Muskingum County Ohio'' page 287</ref><br>
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Company E - Many men from&nbsp;[[Lorain_County,_Ohio|Lorain County]], [[Muskingum_County,_Ohio|Muskingum County]]<ref name="Muskingum">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924028848673#page/n365/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Muskingum County Ohio'' page 287</ref><br>
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Company F - Many men from [[Union_County,_Ohio|Union County]]<ref>''The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county its townships, towns ... military record'', (Chicago: W.H. Beers: 1883), page 459. Digital version: [http://archive.org/stream/historyofunionco00dura#page/n7/mode/2up Internet Archive], accessed 4 December 2012.</ref>. See [http://archive.org/stream/historyofunionco00dura#page/n456/mode/1up Roster].<br>
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Company G - Many men from [[Muskingum_County,_Ohio|Muskingum County]][<ref name="Muskingum">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924028848673#page/n365/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Muskingum County Ohio'' page 287</ref><br>
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Company H - Many men from <br>
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Company I - Many men from <br>
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Company K - Many men from <br>
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Company L - Many men from <br>
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Company M - Many men from <br>  
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A county listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'', Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw16.html 16th Ohio Infantry].
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,497 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0016RI01 Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
  
National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010). <br>
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*[[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).<br>
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*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
  
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*[[Ohio in the Civil War|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. <br>
  
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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. <br>
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Brief History

The 16th Regiment, Ohio Infantry  mustered in September 23-December 2, 1861at Camp Tiffin, Wooster Camp Chase, and Zanesville.  They were mustered out October 31, 1864 at Columbus, Ohio. [1]

For more information on the history of 16th 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.

Company A - Many men from

Company B - Many men from Muskingum County[2]

Company C - Many men from Muskingum County[2]

Company D - Many men from Muskingum County[2]

Company E - Many men from Lorain County, Muskingum County[2]

Company F - Many men from Union County[3]. See Roster.

Company G - Many men from Muskingum County[[2]

Company H - Many men from

Company I - Many men from

Company K - Many men from

Company L - Many men from

Company M - Many men from

A county listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 16th Ohio Infantry.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,497 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 [1]fckLRHistory of Muskingum County Ohio page 287
  3. The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county its townships, towns ... military record, (Chicago: W.H. Beers: 1883), page 459. Digital version: Internet Archive, accessed 4 December 2012.