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*''Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Ohio'' United States. Adjutant General's Office.<ref> ''Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Ohio''. Washington, D.C.: National Archives, 1965. (On 122 Family History Library films beginning with 882214.) </ref>
 
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=== Pension Records ===
==== Union Pension Records ====
'''Civil War Pension Index Cards''' - A free Internet index to pension applications of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917 is available on [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1471019 FamilySearch Record Search]. Each card gives the soldier’s name, application and certificate numbers, state of enlistment, and might include rank and death information. Other wars, of that time period, may be included.
==== State Records ====
Records of Civil War soldiers were also kept by county and state officials. These include:
*''Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866.'' <ref>''Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866.'' 12 Volumes. Akron, [Ohio]: Werner, 1886-1895. (Family History Library book 977.1 M2o; film 924017-22; fiche 6051200; index on films 195467-71.) </ref>
===== Biographical Sketches =====
'''Officers'''
*''Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers'' <ref name="reid">Reid, Whitelaw. ''Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers''. Two Volumes. New York, NY: Moore, Wilstach and Baldwin, 1868. (Family History Library book 977.1 H2re; fiche 6051205.)</ref>
  === Soldiers Homes === ==== National Old Soldier Homes =====
For records of national old soldier homes, including the one in Dayton, Ohio, which served Ohio and nearby states, see:
*''Registers of Veterans at National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1937'' <ref>United States. Veterans Administration. ''Registers of Veterans at National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1937''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. (On 282 FHL films [55 films beginning with 1547608, for the Dayton, Ohio home].) </ref>Includes general indexes for each of the 12 homes, but some individual volumes are indexed separately. These may list a soldier's name, date and place of enlistment, rank, military unit, length of service, date and place of discharge, place of birth, age, physical description, religion, occupation, previous residence, marital status, nearest relative, pension, home admission and discharge dates, disability, death date, or cause of death. Though most were Civil War soldiers, veterans of other wars were included.
===== State Soldiers' Home =====
*Located in Sandusky; ''Ohio Veterans Home (Sandusky, Ohio). Veterans Home Records, 1889-1995.'' <ref>''Ohio Veterans Home (Sandusky, Ohio). Veterans Home Records, 1889-1995.'' Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collection, Bowling Green State Univ., 1995. (On six Family History Library films beginning with 2026851.) </ref>[http://dvs.ohio.gov/OhioVeteransHome/Sandusky/tabid/120/Default.aspx Sandusky] and [http://dvs.ohio.gov/OhioVeteransHome/Georgetown/tabid/122/Default.aspx Georgetown]
 
==== Quarterly Publication ====
 
*''Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal.'' <ref>''Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal.'' Mansfield, Ohio: Ohio Genealogical Society, 1997. (Family History Library book 977.1 M25oc.) </ref>This publication is devoted exclusively to Ohio and Ohioans in the Civil War.
=== Other Sources ===
===== Internet Sites =====
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers &amp; Sailors System] has the information listed above and may have additional historical information.&nbsp;Searches can be made by name of a soldier or sailor. Information about cemeteries battles, prisoners, medals of honor and national parks is also included.
*[http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org Ohio History Central], by the Ohio Historical Society, an online encyclopedia of Ohio history.
===== Books ===== *''Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal.'' <ref>''Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal.'' Mansfield, Ohio: Ohio Genealogical Society, 1997. (Family History Library book 977.1 M25oc.) </ref>This publication is devoted exclusively to Ohio and Ohioans in the Civil War.
*Dee, Christine, ed. ''Ohio's War: The Civil War in Documents''. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2007.
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