26th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  Ohio Gotoarrow.png   Ohio Military Gotoarrow.png  Ohio in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png26th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Brief History

The 26th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in June 8-July 24, 1861 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio.  They were mustered out October 21, 1865 at San Antonio and Victoria. [1]


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.

Companies by County:
Company A - Also known as "Butler Pioneers".  Many men from Liberty Township, Butler County. - see Roster Company B - Also known as "Fullerton Rifles".  Many men from Chillicothe, Ross County.
Company C - Many men from Delaware County.
Company D - Many men from Morgan and Richmond? (Possibly Richland?) Counties.
Company E - Many men from Galion, Crawford County & Mt. Giliad, Morrow County.
Company F - Many men from Cambridge and Quaker City, Guernsey County.
Company G - Many men from Youngstown, Mahoning County and Warren, Trumbull County.
Company H - Many men from Urbana, Champiagn County and DeGraff, Logan County.
Company I - Many men from DeGraff, Logan County and Portsmouth, Scioto County.
Company K - Also known as "Cowling Videttes".  Many men from London, Madison County.

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, 26th Ohio Infantry. (accessed on April 4, 2011)



Other Sources

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


References

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