29th 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.png29th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Brief History

The 29th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in August 26, 1861 at Camp Giddings, Jefferson, Ohio.  They were mustered out July 13, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. [1]

For more information on the history of 29th Ohio Infantry see the following:


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 - Many men from Jefferson, Ashtabula County. - see Roster
Company B - Many men from Harpersfield and Pierpoint and vicinity, Ashtabula County. - see Roster
Company C - Many men from Andover and vicinity, Ashtabula County. Gustavus, Trumbull County. Espyville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. - see Roster
Company D - Many men from Akron, Summit County. - see Roster
Company E - Many men from Conneaut and surrounding townships, Ashtabula County. - see Roster
Company F - Many men from Ashtabula County. Montville, Geauga County. Painesville and Mentor, Lake County. - see Roster
Company G - Many men from Akron and vicinity, Summit County. - see Roster
Company H - Many men from Akron and vicinity, Summit County. - see Roster
Company I - Many men from Ashtabula, Medina and Summit Counties County. - see Roster
Company K - Many men from Ashtabula County. - see Roster


County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, 29th Ohio Infantry. (accessed on April 7, 2011)


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).