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Ohio in the Civil War

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''[[United States of America|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|U.S. Civil War]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Ohio|Ohio]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Ohio Military Records|Ohio Military]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Ohio_in_the_Civil_War|Ohio in the Civil War]]'' [[Image:127th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.jpg|thumb|right|400px]] <br>
=== Introduction ===
Ohio contributed more men as Union soldiers than any other state, except New York and Pennsylvania.&nbsp; Nearly 320,000 Union soldiers came from Ohio.&nbsp;It also provided greatly to the supplies of the Union Army throughout the war.&nbsp;<ref>Ohio in the American Civil War, a Wikipedia article, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio_in_the_American_Civil_War (viewed 25 November 2010).</ref>
Ohio provided 230 regiments of infantry and cavalry, 26 light artillery batteries, 2 heavy artillery regiments, and 5 independent sharpshooter companies. Before the war, Ohio was a major stopping place for the Underground Railroad.&nbsp;5,092 free blacks were part of the Ohio regiments.<ref>Ohio in the American Civil War, a Wikipedia article, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio_in_the_American_Civil_War (viewed 25 November 2010).</ref>
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=== Service Records ===
*''Index to Ohio Pensioners of 1883.'' <ref>Phillips, W. Louis. ''Index to Ohio Pensioners of 1883.'' Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1987. (Family History Library book 977.1 M2ph; fiche 6087608.)</ref> This includes veterans of the Civil War and the War of 1812 or their widows.
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'''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.
*''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>
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=== Soldiers Homes ===
=== References ===
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[[Category:Ohio_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]] [[Category:Ohio_-_Military]]
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