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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]]   [[Ohio Civil War Union Units 9th through 22nd]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]20th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)''  
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio Genealogy|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Military Records|Ohio Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ohio in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Civil War Union Units 9th through 22nd]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]20th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 20th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861) mustered in April and May, 1861 at Columbus, Ohio.&nbsp; They were mustered out August 23, 1861. <ref>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 20th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861) mustered in April and May, 1861 at Columbus, Ohio.&nbsp; They were mustered out August 23, 1861. <ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref><br>  
  
 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>  
 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>  
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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw20.html 20th Ohio Infantry]<br>
 
*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw20.html 20th Ohio Infantry]<br>
  
The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohinf2.htm#20th3mo 20th Regiment Infantry (3 months)], (accessed 29 August 2012).
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* The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohinf2.htm#20th3mo 20th Regiment Infantry (3 months)], (accessed 29 August 2012).  
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* Ohio Civil War Central, [http://ohiocivilwarcentral.com/entry.php?rec=646 20th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry (3 months)], (accessed 7 November 2016). 
  
 
=== 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.  
  
Company A - Many men from [[Allen County, Ohio|Allen County]]<ref name="Miller">Charles C. Miller, comp., ''History of Allen County, Ohio and Representative Citizens'', (Chicago, Illinois : Richmond &amp;amp;amp;amp; Arnold, 1906), page 316. {{FHL|F101419|item|disp=FHL digital book and paper book 977.142 H2m}}</ref> <br>  
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Company A - Many men from [[Allen County, Ohio Genealogy|Allen County]]<ref name="Miller">Charles C. Miller, comp., ''History of Allen County, Ohio and Representative Citizens'', (Chicago, Illinois : Richmond Arnold, 1906), page 316. {{FHL|F101419|item|disp=FHL digital book and paper book 977.142 H2m}}</ref>  
  
Company F - Many men from [[Allen County, Ohio|Allen County]]<ref name="Miller2">Charles C. Miller, comp., ''History of Allen County, Ohio and Representative Citizens'', (Chicago, Illinois : Richmond &amp;amp;amp;amp; Arnold, 1906), page 317. {{FHL|F101419|item|disp=FHL digital book and paper book 977.142 H2m}}</ref> <br>  
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Company B - Many men from Shelby County<ref>A.B.C. Hitchcock, ''History of Shelby County, Ohio and Representative Citizens'' (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973).</ref>
  
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/cw20.html 20th Ohio Infantry] .
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Company C
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Company D
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Company E
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Company G - Many men from [[Morrow County, Ohio Genealogy|Morrow County]]<ref>A J Baughman, ''History of Morrow County Ohio'', (Chicago-New York: The Lewis Publishing Comopany, 1911), page 128. [http://archive.org/stream/historymorrowco00bartgoog#page/n160/mode/1up- Internet Archives]</ref>
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Company F - Many men from [[Allen County, Ohio Genealogy|Allen County]]<ref name="Miller2">Charles C. Miller, comp., ''History of Allen County, Ohio and Representative Citizens'', (Chicago, Illinois : Richmond Arnold, 1906), page 317. {{FHL|F101419|item|disp=FHL digital book and paper book 977.142 H2m}}</ref>
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Company H
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Company I - Many men from [[Jefferson County, Ohio Genealogy|Jefferson County]]<ref>J.A. Caldwell, ''History of Belmont and Jefferson Counties, Ohio'' (Wheeling, W.Va: Historical Publ. Co., 1880). p. 451</ref>
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Company K<br>
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 408 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0020RI02 Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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*20th Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 months), [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyoh/20th_oh_infantry_3months.html Civil War Index], which includes history, battles, and roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.<br>
  
 
*[[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>
 
*[[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>
  
*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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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm 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>
  
 
*[[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>
 
*[[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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Brief History

The 20th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861) mustered in April and May, 1861 at Columbus, Ohio.  They were mustered out August 23, 1861. [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.

Company A - Many men from Allen County[2]

Company B - Many men from Shelby County[3]

Company C

Company D

Company E

Company G - Many men from Morrow County[4]

Company F - Many men from Allen County[5]

Company H

Company I - Many men from Jefferson County[6]

Company K

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 408 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 20th Ohio Regiment Infantry (3 months), Civil War Index, which includes history, battles, and roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.
  • 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. Charles C. Miller, comp., History of Allen County, Ohio and Representative Citizens, (Chicago, Illinois : Richmond Arnold, 1906), page 316. FHL digital book and paper book 977.142 H2m
  3. A.B.C. Hitchcock, History of Shelby County, Ohio and Representative Citizens (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973).
  4. A J Baughman, History of Morrow County Ohio, (Chicago-New York: The Lewis Publishing Comopany, 1911), page 128. Internet Archives
  5. Charles C. Miller, comp., History of Allen County, Ohio and Representative Citizens, (Chicago, Illinois : Richmond Arnold, 1906), page 317. FHL digital book and paper book 977.142 H2m
  6. J.A. Caldwell, History of Belmont and Jefferson Counties, Ohio (Wheeling, W.Va: Historical Publ. Co., 1880). p. 451