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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System. <ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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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.  
 
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.  
  
Company A - Many men mustered in from [[Harrison County, Kentucky|Harrison County]] and Mt. Sterling, [[Montgomery County, Kentucky|Montgomery County]].<br>Company B - Many men mustered in from Mt. Sterling, [[Montgomery County, Kentucky|Montgomery County]].<br>Company C - Many men mustered in from Big Eagle, [[Scott County, Kentucky|Scott County]].<br>Company D - Many men mustered in from Mt. Sterling, [[Montgomery County, Kentucky|Montgomery County]].<br>Company E - Many men mustered in from [[Owen County, Kentucky|Owen County]].<br>Company F - Many men mustered in from Abington, [[Washington County, Virginia|Washington County, Virginia]].  
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Company A - Many men mustered in from [[Harrison County, Kentucky Genealogy|Harrison County]] and Mt. Sterling, [[Montgomery County, Kentucky Genealogy|Montgomery County]].<br>Company B - Many men mustered in from Mt. Sterling, [[Montgomery County, Kentucky Genealogy|Montgomery County]].<br>Company C - Many men mustered in from Big Eagle, [[Scott County, Kentucky Genealogy|Scott County]].<br>Company D - Many men mustered in from Mt. Sterling, [[Montgomery County, Kentucky Genealogy|Montgomery County]].<br>Company E - Many men mustered in from [[Owen County, Kentucky Genealogy|Owen County]].<br>Company F - Many men mustered in from Abington, [[Washington County, Virginia|Washington County, Virginia]].  
  
<br>The record for this Regiment's Company is from the book, ''Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky, Vol. II, Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-65''. (U/S CAN 976.9 M2rc) <ref>Kentucky,  Adjutant General, ''Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky'', (Civil War, Confederate  Vol. II, 1861-1865, Pg.384-399. {{FHL|51081|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN book 976.9 M2rc}}</ref><br><br>
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<br>The record for this Regiment's Company is from the book, ''Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky, Vol. II, Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-65''. (U/S CAN 976.9 M2rc) <ref>Kentucky,  Adjutant General, ''Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky'', (Civil War, Confederate  Vol. II, 1861-1865, Pg.384-399. {{FHL|51081|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN book 976.9 M2rc}}</ref>
 
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 790 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CKY0003B0T Roster].
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 790 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CKY0003B0T Roster].
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
  
*[[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 ‘Kentucky in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
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*[[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 ‘Kentucky 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. <br>
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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.  
  
*[[Kentucky in the Civil War|Kentucky in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Kentucky, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[Kentucky in the Civil War|Kentucky in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Kentucky, 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, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[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, published books, etc.  
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Latest revision as of 12:59, 5 January 2018

Brief History[edit | edit source]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System. [1]

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.

Company A - Many men mustered in from Harrison County and Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County.
Company B - Many men mustered in from Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County.
Company C - Many men mustered in from Big Eagle, Scott County.
Company D - Many men mustered in from Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County.
Company E - Many men mustered in from Owen County.
Company F - Many men mustered in from Abington, Washington County, Virginia.


The record for this Regiment's Company is from the book, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky, Vol. II, Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-65. (U/S CAN 976.9 M2rc) [2]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 790 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • 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 ‘Kentucky 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.
  • Kentucky in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Kentucky, 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[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Kentucky, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky, (Civil War, Confederate Vol. II, 1861-1865, Pg.384-399. FHL US/CAN book 976.9 M2rc