171st Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)

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Brief History

The 171st Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard) was organized at Sandusky, Ohio, and mustered in May 7, 1864. They were ordered to Camp Dennison, Ohio. Duty there and at Johnson's Island, Ohio, till August.  They were mustered out August 20, 1864.[1]

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.

Source Material


  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).