Montgomery Co. & the War of 1812
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Because of war having been declared, President Madison issued instructions to
Governor Return Jonathan Meigs of Ohio, on April 6,1812, to assemble the
Militia at Dayton, Ohio, to be drilled and prepared to march to Detroit By
the end of the month more than the required number of men had been enrolled.
First Regiment Infantry, 108 Companies.
Second Regiment Infantry, 85 Companies.
Third Regiment Infantry, 56 Companies.
Unassigned Infantry, 185 Companies.
Assigned to U. S. Infantry, 5 Companies.
Mounted Infantry, 25 Companies.
Cavalry, 13 Troops.
Artillery, 1 Battery.
Also check out the on-line Ohio roster's from the War of 1812 from OHS.
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