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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]] [[Ohio in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Ohio Civil War Union Units 1st through 8th]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]6th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry''  
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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]]   [[Ohio Civil War Union Units 1st through 8th]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]6th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
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The 6th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry mustered in October 7, 1861 at Warren, Ohio.&nbsp; They were mustered out August 7, 1865 at Sub-District of the Appomattox, Department of Virginia. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
 
The 6th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry mustered in October 7, 1861 at Warren, Ohio.&nbsp; They were mustered out August 7, 1865 at Sub-District of the Appomattox, Department of Virginia. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
  
For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:  
  
*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohcav.htm#6th 6th Regiment Cavalry], (accessed 23 August 2012).<br>
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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cwc6.html 6th Ohio Cavalry]
 
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohcav.htm#6th 6th Regiment Cavalry], (accessed 23 August 2012).
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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.  
  
County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part I Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cwc6.html 6th Ohio Cavalry].
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2864 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0006RC Roster].
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Company A - <br>
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Company B - <br>
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Company C - Many men from [[Geauga County, Ohio|Geauga County]], Columbiana County<ref name="Columbiana">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofsalemim00hunt#page/213/mode/1up]fckLRfckLR''History of Salem and the immediate vicinity''</ref> and [[Lake County, Ohio|Lake County]]<ref>Albert G. Riddle, ''History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men'', (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Reprint of original published: Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878), page 54. {{FHL|95700|item|disp=FHL Q book 977.133 H2wiL}}</ref> <br>
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Company D - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties<ref name="Mahoning">[http://archive.org/stream/historyoftrumbul01will#page/163/mode/1up]
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''History ofTrumbull and Mahoning Counties'' page163</ref><br>
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Company E - <br>
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Company F - <br>
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Company G - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties<ref name="Mahoning">[http://archive.org/stream/historyoftrumbul01will#page/163/mode/1up]
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''History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties, Ohio'' page 163</ref><br>
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Company H - <br>
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Company I - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties<ref name="Mahoning">[http://archive.org/stream/historyoftrumbul01will#page/163/mode/1up]
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''History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties, Ohio'' page 164</ref><br>
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Company K - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties<ref name="Mahoning">[http://archive.org/stream/historyoftrumbul01will#page/163/mode/1up]
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''History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties, Ohio''</ref><br>
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Company M - many men from Columbiana County<ref name="Columbiana">[http://archive.org/stream/historyofsalemim00hunt#page/216/mode/1up]fckLR''History of Salem and the immediate vicinity''</ref>
  
 
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A county listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part I Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cwc6.html 6th Ohio Cavalry].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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*6th Ohio Cavalry, [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyoh/6th_oh_cavalry.html Civil War Index], which includes history, battles, and roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.<br>
  
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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. <br>
 
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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. <br>
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*Staats, Richard J. ''The history of the Sixth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry 1861-1865&nbsp;: a journal of patriotism, duty and bravery.'' (Westminster, Maryland&nbsp;: Heritage Books, c2006) {{FHL|1346260|item|disp=FHL Books 977.1 M2s v. 1 and v. 2}}
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
  
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Brief History

The 6th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry mustered in October 7, 1861 at Warren, Ohio.  They were mustered out August 7, 1865 at Sub-District of the Appomattox, Department of Virginia. [1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2864 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Company A -

Company B -

Company C - Many men from Geauga County, Columbiana County[2] and Lake County[3]

Company D - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties[4]

Company E -

Company F -

Company G - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties[4]

Company H -

Company I - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties[4]

Company K - Many men from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties[4]

Company M - many men from Columbiana County[2]


A county listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part I Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, 6th Ohio Cavalry.

Other Sources

  • 6th Ohio Cavalry, Civil War Index, which includes history, battles, and roster with name, rank, age, date entered service, period of service and remarks.
  • 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.
  • Staats, Richard J. The history of the Sixth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry 1861-1865 : a journal of patriotism, duty and bravery. (Westminster, Maryland : Heritage Books, c2006) FHL Books 977.1 M2s v. 1 and v. 2

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 [1]fckLRfckLRHistory of Salem and the immediate vicinity Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Columbiana" defined multiple times with different content
  3. Albert G. Riddle, History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men, (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Reprint of original published: Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878), page 54. FHL Q book 977.133 H2wiL
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 [2] History ofTrumbull and Mahoning Counties page163 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Mahoning" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Mahoning" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Mahoning" defined multiple times with different content