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. - see Roster
Company C - Many men from Delaware County. - see Roster
Company D - Many men from Morgan and Richmond? (Possibly Richland?) Counties. - see Roster
Company E - Many men from Galion, Crawford County & Mt. Giliad, Morrow County. - see Roster
Company F - Many men from Cambridge and Quaker City, Guernsey County. - see Roster
Company G - Many men from Youngstown, Mahoning County and Warren, Trumbull County. - see Roster
Company H - Many men from Urbana, Champiagn County and DeGraff, Logan County. - see Roster
Company I - Many men from DeGraff, Logan County and Portsmouth, Scioto County. - see Roster

Company K - Also known as "Cowling Videttes".  Many men from London, Madison County. - see Roster

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).