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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.<ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref><br>
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The 1st Ohio Artillery Militia was organized before the Civil War began, under Colonel James Barnett. After serving three months in West Virginia, it was mustered for three years September 3, 1861.<ref>Stevens, Larry, comp. [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1laa.html 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A, Cotter's Battery]. (Accessed 3 August 20120.</ref> See [[1st Regiment, Ohio Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Ohio Light Artillery]] for the continued history.<br>
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"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.<ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref><br>  
  
 
=== 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.  
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1laa.html Battery A] - many men from Portage County
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 150 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0001RAL2 Roster].
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lab.html Battery B] - many men from Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lorain Counties
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See County listings from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part I Revised, on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War site. See links below.<br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lac.html Battery C ]- many men from Ashland, Geauga&nbsp;and Lake Counties
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*Battery A - [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1laa.html History.]<br>Mustered in: September 6, 1861 at Camp Chase, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: July 31, 1865 at District of Middle Tennessee <br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lad.html Battery D] - many men from&nbsp; Ashland, Portage&nbsp;and Summit Counties
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*Battery B - &nbsp; [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lab.html History].<br>Mustered in: October 8, 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: July 22, 1865 at Bridgeport, Alabama.<br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lae.html Battery E] - many men from&nbsp; Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina&nbsp;and Morrow Counties
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*Battery C -&nbsp; [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lac.html History].<br>Mustered in: September 9, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: June 15, 1865 at Washington, D. C. <br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1laf.html Battery&nbsp; F] - many men from Locust Grove, Adams County; Brown&nbsp;and Clermont Counties
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*Battery D - [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lad.html History].<br>Mustered in: September, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: July 15, 1865 at Raleigh and Greensboro, N. C. <br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lag.html Battery G] - many men from Cuyahoga&nbsp;and Lucas Counties; Freedom, Liberty&nbsp;and Washington Townships, Wood County
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*Battery E - [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lae.html History].<br>Mustered in: October 7, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: July 10, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.<br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lah.html Battery H] - many men from Toledo, Lucas County; Monroe&nbsp;and Washington Counties
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*Battery F - Many men from [[Ashtabula_County,_Ohio|Ashtabula County]]<br>[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1laf.html History].<br>Mustered in: August, 1861 at Camp Lucas, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: July 22, 1865 at District of Northern Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland. <br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lai.html Battery I ]- many men from Hamilton&nbsp;and Portage Counties
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*Battery G - [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lag.html History].<br>Mustered in: November 7, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: June 17, 1865 at Cleveland, Ohio.<br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lak.html Battery K ]- many men from Washington County and mix
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*Battery H -&nbsp; [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lah.html History].<br>Mustered in: December 17, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: August 31, 1865. Ordered home for muster out. <br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lal.html Battery L] - many men from Portsmouth&nbsp;and Scioto County
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*Battery I -&nbsp;[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lai.html History].<br>Mustered in: December 3, 1861 at Cincinnati, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: June 13, 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee.<br>
  
[http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lam.html Battery ,M] - many men from Auglaize, Miami&nbsp;and Shelby Counties
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*Battery K -&nbsp; [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lak.html History].<br>Mustered in: October 22, 1861 at Cleveland, Marietta and Camp Dennison, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: July 17, 1865. Ordered home July 3. <br>
  
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*Battery L -&nbsp; [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lal.html History].<br>Mustered in: October 8, 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: July 4, 1865 at Columbus, Ohio. <br>
  
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*Battery M - [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/1lam.html History].<br>Mustered in: December 3, 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. <br>Mustered out: December 17, 1864 at Mustered out (Non-Veterans) at Camp Dennison, Ohio. <br>Consolidated with Battery "I," 1st Ohio Light Artillery, April 11, 1865.<br>
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County&nbsp;information from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part I Revised, as shown on [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/artill.html Larry Stevens' web site].
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=== Other Sources  ===
  
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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>
  
=== Other Sources  ===
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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>
  
 
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Brief History

The 1st Ohio Artillery Militia was organized before the Civil War began, under Colonel James Barnett. After serving three months in West Virginia, it was mustered for three years September 3, 1861.[1] See 1st Regiment, Ohio Light Artillery for the continued history.

"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.[2]

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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 150 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

See County listings from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part I Revised, on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War site. See links below.

  • Battery A - History.
    Mustered in: September 6, 1861 at Camp Chase, Ohio.
    Mustered out: July 31, 1865 at District of Middle Tennessee
  • Battery B -   History.
    Mustered in: October 8, 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.
    Mustered out: July 22, 1865 at Bridgeport, Alabama.
  • Battery C -  History.
    Mustered in: September 9, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Mustered out: June 15, 1865 at Washington, D. C.
  • Battery D - History.
    Mustered in: September, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Mustered out: July 15, 1865 at Raleigh and Greensboro, N. C.
  • Battery E - History.
    Mustered in: October 7, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Mustered out: July 10, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Battery F - Many men from Ashtabula County
    History.
    Mustered in: August, 1861 at Camp Lucas, Ohio.
    Mustered out: July 22, 1865 at District of Northern Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland.
  • Battery G - History.
    Mustered in: November 7, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Mustered out: June 17, 1865 at Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Battery H -  History.
    Mustered in: December 17, 1861 at Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Mustered out: August 31, 1865. Ordered home for muster out.
  • Battery I - History.
    Mustered in: December 3, 1861 at Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Mustered out: June 13, 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • Battery K -  History.
    Mustered in: October 22, 1861 at Cleveland, Marietta and Camp Dennison, Ohio.
    Mustered out: July 17, 1865. Ordered home July 3.
  • Battery L -  History.
    Mustered in: October 8, 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.
    Mustered out: July 4, 1865 at Columbus, Ohio.
  • Battery M - History.
    Mustered in: December 3, 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.
    Mustered out: December 17, 1864 at Mustered out (Non-Veterans) at Camp Dennison, Ohio.
    Consolidated with Battery "I," 1st Ohio Light Artillery, April 11, 1865.


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. Stevens, Larry, comp. 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A, Cotter's Battery. (Accessed 3 August 20120.
  2. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010.