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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]][[Ohio in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Civil War Union Units 9th through 22nd]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]21st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery''  
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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]]21st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
 
The 21st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery mustered in April 29, 1863 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.&nbsp; They were mustered out July 21, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref><br>  
 
The 21st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery mustered in April 29, 1863 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.&nbsp; They were mustered out July 21, 1865. <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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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/acw21.html 21st Ohio Independent Battery]<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohart2.htm#21st 21st Independent Battery Light Artillery], (accessed 24 August 2012).
  
 
=== 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.<br>  
 
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.<br>  
  
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*Many men from Buffalo, [[Guernsey County, Ohio|Guernsey County]] and Spratt, [[Muskingum County, Ohio|Muskingum County]]
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 313 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0021YAL Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== 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>
 
*[[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>
  
*[[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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*[[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.  
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Revision as of 00:52, 6 February 2014

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Brief History

The 21st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery mustered in April 29, 1863 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.  They were mustered out July 21, 1865. [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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 313 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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).