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Washington County raised 1 company.<br>  
 
Washington County raised 1 company.<br>  
  
The companies renezvoused in the counties where they were raised.<ref>Richard C. Rankin, ''History of the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry'', Ripley, Ohio: J. C. Newcomb, 1881, pages 1-2. Digital version: [http://archive.org/stream/historyofseventh00rank#page/n2/mode/1up Internet Archive].</ref> <br>  
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The companies renezvoused in the counties where they were raised.<ref>Richard C. Rankin, ''History of the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry'', Ripley, Ohio: J. C. Newcomb, 1881, pages 1-2. [http://archive.org/stream/historyofseventh00rank#page/n2/mode/1up Internet Archive].</ref> <br>  
  
 
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/cwc7.html 7th Ohio Cavalry.]<br>
 
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/cwc7.html 7th Ohio Cavalry.]<br>

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Brief History

The 7th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry mustered in October, 1862 at Ripley, Ohio.  They were mustered out July 4, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. [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 2443 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Hamilton County raised 3 companies.

Clermont County raised 1 company.

Brown County raised 1 company.

Adams County raised 1 company.

Scioto County raised 1 company.

Athens County raised 1 company.

Gallia County raised 2 companies.

Meigs County raised 1 company.

Washington County raised 1 company.

The companies renezvoused in the counties where they were raised.[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, 7th Ohio Cavalry.

Other Sources

  • Rankin, R. C. History of the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. Ripley, Ohio: J.C. (Newcomb, Printer, 1881). Other libraries
  • 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).
  2. Richard C. Rankin, History of the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Ripley, Ohio: J. C. Newcomb, 1881, pages 1-2. Internet Archive.