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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 96th Regiment was organized at Camp Delaware, Ohio, August 29, 1862.&nbsp;It mustered out&nbsp;July 7, 1865, possibly at Mobile, Alabama, since it had duty at Mobile in July<ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 November 2010).</ref>.<br>  
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The 96th Regiment was organized at Camp Delaware, Ohio, August 29, 1862.&nbsp;It mustered out&nbsp;July 7, 1865, possibly at Mobile, Alabama, since it had duty at Mobile in July<ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 November 2010).</ref>.<br>  
  
 
For more information about the 96th Regiment and its history, see: <br>  
 
For more information about the 96th Regiment and its history, see: <br>  
  
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/index.htm Ninety-Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry Web site] includes history, roster, organization, roll of honor, cemeteries, biographies, archives, and references. [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/organization.htm List of companies and county of origin. Rosters of companies.] <br>
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/index.htm Ninety-Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry Web site] includes history, roster, organization, roll of honor, cemeteries, biographies, archives, and references. [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/organization.htm List of companies and county of origin. Rosters of companies.] <br>  
*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web site. [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw96.html 96th Ohio Infantry]. <br>
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*Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web site. [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw96.html 96th Ohio Infantry]. <br>  
*The Civil War Archive section,&nbsp;[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohinf7.htm#96th 96th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 5 September 2012).<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section,&nbsp;[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unohinf7.htm#96th 96th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 5 September 2012).
 
 
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
Men often enlisted in&nbsp; a company recruited in the counties where they lived&nbsp;though not always.&nbsp;After many battles,&nbsp;companies might&nbsp;be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.&nbsp; However if you are unsure which company your ancestor&nbsp; was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
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Men often enlisted in&nbsp; a company recruited in the counties where they lived&nbsp;though not always.&nbsp;After many battles,&nbsp;companies might&nbsp;be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.&nbsp; However if you are unsure which company your ancestor&nbsp; was in, try the company recruited in his county first.<br>
 
 
Companies by County:
 
  
:*Company A - many men from [[Knox County, Ohio#Military|Knox County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_a.htm Roster] <br>
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:*Company A - many men from [[Knox County, Ohio#Military|Knox County]]<ref>N N Hill, Jr, ''History of Knox County Ohio'', (Mt Vernon, Ohio, A A Graham &amp;amp; Co, Publishers, 1881), page 319.[http://archive.org/stream/historyofknoxcou00hill#page/319/mode/1up - Internet Archives]</ref> - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_a.htm Roster] <br>
  
:*Company B - many men from [[Knox County, Ohio#Military|Knox County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_b.htm Roster] <br>
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:*Company B - many men from [[Knox County, Ohio#Military|Knox County]]<ref>N N Hill, Jr, ''History of Knox County Ohio'', (Mt Vernon, Ohio, A A Graham &amp;amp; Co, Publishers, 1881), page 320.[http://archive.org/stream/historyofknoxcou00hill#page/320/mode/1up - Internet Archives]</ref> - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_b.htm Roster] <br>
  
 
:*Company C -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Morrow County, Ohio#Military|Morrow County]] - [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_c.htm Roster] <br>
 
:*Company C -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Morrow County, Ohio#Military|Morrow County]] - [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_c.htm Roster] <br>
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:*Company E -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Marion County, Ohio#Military|Marion County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_e.htm Roster] <br>
 
:*Company E -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Marion County, Ohio#Military|Marion County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_e.htm Roster] <br>
  
:*Company F -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Delaware County, Ohio#Military|Delaware County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_f.htm Roster] <br>
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:*Company F -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Delaware County, Ohio#Military|Delaware County]]<ref name=":0">Ray E. Buckingham, ''Delaware County Then and Now: an informal history'' (Ohio: Historybook, 1976) p. 215.</ref> - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_f.htm Roster] <br>
  
:*Company G -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Delaware County, Ohio#Military|Delaware County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_g.htm Roster] <br>
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:*Company G -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Delaware County, Ohio#Military|Delaware County]]<ref name=":0" /> - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_g.htm Roster] <br>
  
 
:*Company H -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Logan County, Ohio#Military|Logan County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_h.htm Roster] <br>
 
:*Company H -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Logan County, Ohio#Military|Logan County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_h.htm Roster] <br>
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:*Company I - many men from [[Logan County, Ohio#Military|Logan County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_i.htm Roster] <br>
 
:*Company I - many men from [[Logan County, Ohio#Military|Logan County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_i.htm Roster] <br>
  
:*Company K -&nbsp;many men from&nbsp;[[Union County, Ohio#Military|Union County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_k.htm Roster]<br>
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:*Company K - many men from [[Union County, Ohio#Military|Union County]] - see&nbsp;[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_k.htm Roster] and another [http://archive.org/stream/historyofunionco00dura#page/n497/mode/1up Roster]<ref>''The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county its townships, towns ... military record'', (Chicago: W.H. Beers: 1883), part IV, page 500. Digital version: [http://archive.org/stream/historyofunionco00dura#page/n7/mode/2up Internet Archive], accessed 4 December 2012.</ref>.<br>
  
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/organization.htm Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry] web site<ref name="Ninty">Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry// Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry], see Organization section (accessed 10 November 2010).</ref>.  
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The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/organization.htm Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry] web site<ref name="Ninty">Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry// Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry], see Organization section (accessed 10 November 2010).</ref>.<br>
  
See also: County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All,'' Part V Revised, is given on Larry Stevens' Ohio in the Civil War web page, [http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/cw96.html 96th Infantry]<br>
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,727 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UOH0096RI Roster].
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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*96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, [http://www.civilwarindex.com/armyoh/96th_oh_infantry.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).
 
*[[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).
  
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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.  
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm 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|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.  
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*[[Ohio in the Civil War|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|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.
 
*[[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.
  
*''Roster of the Ninety-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1865'', compiled by Robert F. Bartlett, Microfilm of original published: Columbus, Ohio, 1895. 179 p. [http://books.google.com/books?id=4GMUAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Roster+of+the+Ninety-Sixth+Regiment+Ohio+Volunteer+Infantry,+1862-+1865&source=bl&ots=5i8SetOeGa&sig=HzvG1pnpd1gvuI4nxFup5duGsNo&hl=en&ei=ipyqTPbpCYOfnQeF2eTOBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google book].&nbsp; {{FHL|380338|item}} film 1688773 Item 2; {{FHL|687127|item}} fiche 6118246 (2 fiche). <br><br>
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*Bartlett, Robert Franklin. ''Roster of the Ninety-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1862- 1865.'' (Columbus, Ohio&nbsp;: Ohio Historical Society, 1988) {{FHL|380338|item|disp=FHL Film 1688773&nbsp;Item 2}} and {{FHL|687127|item|disp=FHL fiche 6118246}} Digital version on [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofninetysi00bartl#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive].
*''Services of the Ninety-Sixth Ohio Volunteers'', by J. T. Woods, Microfiche of original published: Toledo, Ohio&nbsp;; Blade Print. and Paper Co., 1874. viii, 247 p. Includes rosters on p. 158-244. [http://books.google.com/books?id=pBxCAAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=%22Services+of+the+Ninety-Sixth+Ohio+Volunteers%22&source=bl&ots=OPuSE4UoOz&sig=jMfvd92Xo3Z65kIQVHWd328ToUA&hl=en&ei=fv7FTK6NL42-sQOfkqnSDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google book].&nbsp; {{FHL|687287|item}}&nbsp;FHL fiche 6118247 (3 fiche); FHL book 977.1 M25w.
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*J. T. Woods. ''Services of the Ninety-Sixth Ohio Volunteers'', (Microfiche of original published: Toledo, Ohio&nbsp;; Blade Print. and Paper Co., 1874). viii, 247 p. Includes rosters on p. 158-244. [http://books.google.com/books?id=pBxCAAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=%22Services+of+the+Ninety-Sixth+Ohio+Volunteers%22&source=bl&ots=OPuSE4UoOz&sig=jMfvd92Xo3Z65kIQVHWd328ToUA&hl=en&ei=fv7FTK6NL42-sQOfkqnSDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBYQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google book].&nbsp; {{FHL|687287|item}}&nbsp;FHL fiche 6118247 (3 fiche); FHL book 977.1 M25w.
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*Robert F. Bartlett. ''Roster of the Ninety-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1865'', (Microfilm of original published: Columbus, Ohio, 1895.) 179 p. [http://books.google.com/books?id=4GMUAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Roster+of+the+Ninety-Sixth+Regiment+Ohio+Volunteer+Infantry,+1862-+1865&source=bl&ots=5i8SetOeGa&sig=HzvG1pnpd1gvuI4nxFup5duGsNo&hl=en&ei=ipyqTPbpCYOfnQeF2eTOBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google book].&nbsp; {{FHL|380338|item}} film 1688773 Item 2; {{FHL|687127|item}} fiche 6118246 (2 fiche).  
  
*Bartlett, Robert Franklin. ''Roster of the Ninety-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1862- 1865.'' (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988) {{FHL|380338|item|disp=FHL Film 1688773 Item 2}}
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*United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 96th. ''Roster of the Survivors and Widows of Deceased Comrades of the Ninety-sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteers.(1862-1865)'' (Columbus, Ohio&nbsp;: Ohio Historical Society, 1988.) &nbsp;{{FHL|380334|item|disp=FHL film 1688772 Item 11}}
  
*United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 96th''Roster of the Survivors and Widows of Deceased Comrades of the Ninety-sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteers'' (1862-1865). {{FHL|380334|item}}&nbsp;FHL film 1688772 Item 11}}
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*Woods, Joseph Thatcher. ''Services of the Ninty-sixth Ohio volunteers.'' (Toledo, Ohio : Blade Print. and Paper Co., 1874), {{FHL|75083|item|disp=FHL book 977.1 M25w}} and  Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), {{FHL|687287|item|disp=FHL fiche 6118247}}
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry


Brief History

The 96th Regiment was organized at Camp Delaware, Ohio, August 29, 1862. It mustered out July 7, 1865, possibly at Mobile, Alabama, since it had duty at Mobile in July[1].

For more information about the 96th Regiment and its history, 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 list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry web site[6].

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,727 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, 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.
  • J. T. Woods. Services of the Ninety-Sixth Ohio Volunteers, (Microfiche of original published: Toledo, Ohio ; Blade Print. and Paper Co., 1874). viii, 247 p. Includes rosters on p. 158-244. Google bookFHL Collection FHL fiche 6118247 (3 fiche); FHL book 977.1 M25w.
  • Robert F. Bartlett. Roster of the Ninety-Sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1865, (Microfilm of original published: Columbus, Ohio, 1895.) 179 p. Google bookFHL Collection film 1688773 Item 2; FHL Collection fiche 6118246 (2 fiche).
  • United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 96th. Roster of the Survivors and Widows of Deceased Comrades of the Ninety-sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteers.(1862-1865) (Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 1988.)  FHL film 1688772 Item 11
  • Woods, Joseph Thatcher. Services of the Ninty-sixth Ohio volunteers. (Toledo, Ohio : Blade Print. and Paper Co., 1874), FHL book 977.1 M25w and Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118247

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 November 2010).
  2. N N Hill, Jr, History of Knox County Ohio, (Mt Vernon, Ohio, A A Graham &amp; Co, Publishers, 1881), page 319.- Internet Archives
  3. N N Hill, Jr, History of Knox County Ohio, (Mt Vernon, Ohio, A A Graham &amp; Co, Publishers, 1881), page 320.- Internet Archives
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ray E. Buckingham, Delaware County Then and Now: an informal history (Ohio: Historybook, 1976) p. 215.
  5. The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county its townships, towns ... military record, (Chicago: W.H. Beers: 1883), part IV, page 500. Digital version: Internet Archive, accessed 4 December 2012.
  6. Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, see Organization section (accessed 10 November 2010).