Unassigned Ohio Colored Troops
Brief History[edit | edit source]
"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.
Unassigned Recruits, U.S. Colored Troops from the state of Ohio[edit | edit source]
These troops were recruited from the State of Ohio at large and credited by Provost Marshals to the several congressional districts. They rendezvoused at Camp Delaware, Ohio, and from there were assigned to regiments.There being no muster-out rolls or records of assignment in the Adjutant General's office, Columbus, Ohio.
Digitized book: gives names, rank, age, date of entering the service, period of service and remarks
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
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.
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- United States Colored Troops in the Civil War lists additional sources about the African American troops.
- 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, Part 1 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[edit | edit source]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).