1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery
The 1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery mustered in September 15, 1862 at Portsmouth, Ohio, as the 117th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. It mustered out July 25, 1865 at Department of the Cumberland.
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 Ross County
Company E - many men from Adams County
Company G - many men from Gallia County
Company I - many men from Morgan County
Company L - many men Hancock County
Company M - many men from Erie County
County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All Part I Revised, as shown on Larry Stevens' site, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery (accessed 31 January 2011)
- 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.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).