6th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry

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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.png6th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry

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

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).


  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).