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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]]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]] [[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>  
  
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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.  
  
Companies by County:<br>Company A - many men from Ashtabula County.<br>Company B - many men from Cuyahoga County.<br>Company C - many men from Columbiana County.<br>Company D - many men from Newton Falls, Trumbull County.<br>Company E - many men from Ashtabula and Cuyahoga Counties.<br>Company F - many men fromTrumbull County.<br>Company G - many men from Mahoning and Trumbull Counties.<br>Company H - many men from Lawrence County.<br>Company I - many men from Cuyahoga and Trumbull Counties.<br>Company K - many men from Trumbull County.<br>Company L - many men from Ashland, Mahoning and Portage Counties.<br>Company M - many men from Columbiana and Lorain Counties.
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Companies by County:<br>Company A - many men from Ashtabula County.<br>Company B - many men from Cuyahoga County.<br>Company C - many men from Columbiana County.<br>Company D - many men from Newton Falls, Trumbull County.<br>Company E - many men from Ashtabula and Cuyahoga Counties.<br>Company F - many men fromTrumbull County.<br>Company G - many men from Mahoning and Trumbull Counties.<br>Company H - many men from Lawrence County.<br>Company I - many men from Cuyahoga and Trumbull Counties.<br>Company K - many men from Trumbull County.<br>Company L - many men from Ashland, Mahoning and Portage Counties.<br>Company M - many men from Columbiana and Lorain Counties.  
  
 
<br>County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part I Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cwc6.html 6th Ohio Cavalry]. (accessed on March 17,2011)  
 
<br>County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part I Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, [http://ohiocivilwar.com/cwc6.html 6th Ohio Cavalry]. (accessed on March 17,2011)  
  
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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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]


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 Ashtabula County.
Company B - many men from Cuyahoga County.
Company C - many men from Columbiana County.
Company D - many men from Newton Falls, Trumbull County.
Company E - many men from Ashtabula and Cuyahoga Counties.
Company F - many men fromTrumbull County.
Company G - many men from Mahoning and Trumbull Counties.
Company H - many men from Lawrence County.
Company I - many men from Cuyahoga and Trumbull Counties.
Company K - many men from Trumbull County.
Company L - many men from Ashland, Mahoning and Portage Counties.
Company M - many men from Columbiana and Lorain Counties.


County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All, Part I Revised, as given on Larry Stevens' web page, 6th Ohio Cavalry. (accessed on March 17,2011)


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).