96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

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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[2].

Other Sources

  • Ninety-Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry Web site includes history, roster, organization, roll of honor, cemeteries, biographies, archives, and references.

  • 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. Google bookFHL Collection film 1688773 Item 2; FHL Collection fiche 6118246 (2 fiche).

  • Services of the Ninety-Sixth Ohio Volunteers, by J. T. Woods, 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.

  • Roster of the Survivors and Widows of Deceased Comrades of the Ninety-sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteers, by United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 96th (1862-1865). FHL Collection FHL film 1688772 Item 11

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 November 2010).
  2. Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Ninety Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, see Organization section (accessed 10 November 2010).