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Company C - Dayton Light Guards <br>  
 
Company C - Dayton Light Guards <br>  
  
Company D - Montgomery Guards&nbsp; <br>  
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Company D - Montgomery Guards&nbsp; - Many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n105/mode/1up]
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''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio''</ref><br>  
  
 
Company E - Cleveland Grays&nbsp; <br>  
 
Company E - Cleveland Grays&nbsp; <br>  
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Company F - Hibernian Guards - Many men from Cleveland, [[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga County]] &nbsp;  
 
Company F - Hibernian Guards - Many men from Cleveland, [[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga County]] &nbsp;  
  
Company G - Portsmouth Guards&nbsp; <br>  
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Company G - Portsmouth Guards&nbsp; - many men from Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n105/mode/1up]
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''History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio''</ref><br>  
  
 
Company H - Zanesville Guards&nbsp; <br>  
 
Company H - Zanesville Guards&nbsp; <br>  
  
Company I - Mansfield Guards - many men from Columbiana County<ref name="Columbiana">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofsalemim00hunt#page/219/mode/1up]</ref><br>  
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Company I - Mansfield Guards - many men from Columbiana County,<ref name="Columbiana">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofsalemim00hunt#page/219/mode/1up]</ref> Cuyahoga County<ref name="Cuyahoga">[http://archive.org/stream/cu31924010461790#page/n105/mode/1up]
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History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio</ref><br>  
  
 
Company K - Jackson Guards - Many men from [[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton County]]&nbsp; <br>  
 
Company K - Jackson Guards - Many men from [[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton County]]&nbsp; <br>  
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<br> The following link has county info found in: ''The Military History of Ohio'' , by Hiram H. Hardesty<ref>''The Military History of Ohio: its Border Annals, its Part in the Indian War, in the War of 1812, in the Mexican War, and in the War of the Rebellion,'', (New York, New York : H. H. Hardesty, 1887), {{FHL|75046|item|disp=FHL Large Q book 977.1 M2ha}}</ref>, and is shown on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War page for the [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw1.html 1st Ohio Infantry]. <br>  
 
<br> The following link has county info found in: ''The Military History of Ohio'' , by Hiram H. Hardesty<ref>''The Military History of Ohio: its Border Annals, its Part in the Indian War, in the War of 1812, in the Mexican War, and in the War of the Rebellion,'', (New York, New York : H. H. Hardesty, 1887), {{FHL|75046|item|disp=FHL Large Q book 977.1 M2ha}}</ref>, and is shown on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War page for the [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw1.html 1st Ohio Infantry]. <br>  
  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 494 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0001RI02 Roster].
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 494 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0001RI02 Roster].

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Brief History

The 1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in from August 5 to October 30, 1861 at Camp Corwin, Dayton, Ohio. It mustered out from September 24 to October 14, 1864. Recruits transferred to the 18th Ohio Volunteers Infantry October 31, 1864. It was ordered to the reach for muster out.

The 1st Regiment was originally recruited for 3 months service. [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.

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2465 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


Company A - Lancaster Guards - roster 

Company B - Lafayette Guards - Many men from Dayton, Montgomery County 

Company C - Dayton Light Guards

Company D - Montgomery Guards  - Many men from Cuyahoga County[2]

Company E - Cleveland Grays 

Company F - Hibernian Guards - Many men from Cleveland, Cuyahoga County  

Company G - Portsmouth Guards  - many men from Cuyahoga County[2]

Company H - Zanesville Guards 

Company I - Mansfield Guards - many men from Columbiana County,[3] Cuyahoga County[2]

Company K - Jackson Guards - Many men from Hamilton County 

 


The following link has county info found in: The Military History of Ohio , by Hiram H. Hardesty[4], and is shown on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War page for the 1st Ohio Infantry.

 

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 494 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.
  • Kern, Albert.History of the First Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865. (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988) FHL 1688769 Item 1 and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993) FHL 6118132

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 [1] History of Cuyahoga County, Ohio Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Cuyahoga" defined multiple times with different content
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  4. The Military History of Ohio: its Border Annals, its Part in the Indian War, in the War of 1812, in the Mexican War, and in the War of the Rebellion,, (New York, New York : H. H. Hardesty, 1887), FHL Large Q book 977.1 M2ha