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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]]42nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry''  
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Civil War Union Units 23rd through 65th]]   ''[[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]]42nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 42nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in September to November, 1861 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio. They were mustered out as follows: Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D" mustered out September 30, 1864. Companies "E" and "F" mustered out November 25, 1864, and Companies "G," "H," "I" and "K" mustered out December 2, 1864. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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The 42nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in September to November, 1861 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio. They were mustered out as follows: Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D" mustered out September 30, 1864. Companies "E" and "F" mustered out November 25, 1864, and Companies "G," "H," "I" and "K" mustered out December 2, 1864. <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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=== 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.  
  
<br>Companies by County:<br>Company A - Many students from the Hiram Eclectic Institute, Hiram, Mantua, Portage County.<br>Company B - Many men from Medina and Portage Counties.<br>Company C - Many men from Ashland County (Color Company) and from the townships of Sullivan, Montgomery, Perry, Orange, Clear Creek, Troy and Milton.<br>Company D - Many men from Mt. Ephraim, Noble County.<br>Company E - Many men from Lorain, Medina and Portage Counties.<br>Company F - Many men from Ashland and Portage Counties.<br>Company G - Many men from Ellsworth Cadets, Newburgh, Medina County.<br>Company H - Many men from Ashland College, Ashland County.<br>Company I - Many men from Champaign, Clarke, Darke, Logan, Miami and Shelby Counties.<br>Company K - Many men from Logan and Medina Counties.<br>
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<br>Companies by County:<br>Company A - Many students from the Hiram Eclectic Institute, Hiram, Mantua, Portage County.<br>Company B - Many men from Medina and Portage Counties.<br>Company C - Many men from Ashland County (Color Company) and from the townships of Sullivan, Montgomery, Perry, Orange, Clear Creek, Troy and Milton.<br>Company D - Many men from Mt. Ephraim, Noble County.<br>Company E - Many men from Lorain, Medina and Portage Counties.<br>Company F - Many men from Ashland and Portage Counties.<br>Company G - Many men from Ellsworth Cadets, Newburgh, Medina County.<br>Company H - Many men from Ashland College, Ashland County.<br>Company I - Many men from Champaign, Clarke, Darke, Logan, Miami and Shelby Counties.<br>Company K - Many men from Logan and Medina Counties.<br>  
  
County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'', Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw42.html 42nd Ohio Infantry]. (accessed on April 11, 2011) <br>
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County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'', Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cw42.html 42nd Ohio Infantry]. (accessed on April 11, 2011) <br>  
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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=== References  ===
  
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Revision as of 00:54, 19 January 2012

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Brief History

The 42nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in September to November, 1861 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio. They were mustered out as follows: Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D" mustered out September 30, 1864. Companies "E" and "F" mustered out November 25, 1864, and Companies "G," "H," "I" and "K" mustered out December 2, 1864. [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 - Many students from the Hiram Eclectic Institute, Hiram, Mantua, Portage County.
Company B - Many men from Medina and Portage Counties.
Company C - Many men from Ashland County (Color Company) and from the townships of Sullivan, Montgomery, Perry, Orange, Clear Creek, Troy and Milton.
Company D - Many men from Mt. Ephraim, Noble County.
Company E - Many men from Lorain, Medina and Portage Counties.
Company F - Many men from Ashland and Portage Counties.
Company G - Many men from Ellsworth Cadets, Newburgh, Medina County.
Company H - Many men from Ashland College, Ashland County.
Company I - Many men from Champaign, Clarke, Darke, Logan, Miami and Shelby Counties.
Company K - Many men from Logan and Medina Counties.

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, 42nd Ohio Infantry. (accessed on April 11, 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).