50th 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.png50th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Brief History

The 50th Regiment, Ohio Infantry mustered in August 27, 1862 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. They were mustered out June 26, 1865. [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 men from HancockCounty.
Company B - Many men from Shelby County.
Company C - Many men from Preble and Tuscarawas Counies.
Company D - Many men from Hamilton and Hancock Counties.
Company E - Many men from Auglaize and Highland Counties.
Company F - Many men from Allen and Belmont Counties.
Company G - Many men from Hamilton and Van Wert Counties.
Company H - Many men from Hamilton and Shelby Counties.
Company I - Many men from Allen and Hamilton Counties.
Company K - Many men from Putnam and Hamilton Counties.

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part II Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, 50th Ohio Infantry. (accessed on April 11, 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).