Search billions of records on

                            Van Wert County OHGenWeb
                            Part of the USGenWeb Project


Civil War Units and Casualties.

animated flag image
This is the index page for military units in the Civil War in which men from Van Wert County, Ohio served.  It also has an index of the casualties.  These pages are for information only, and do not represent official data for the various units.  The webmaster has not researched the data, but used information in the source cited at the bottom of this page.

Company E, 56th Regiment, was raised 17 April 1861, and incorporated into the 15th Regiment on May 17, 1861 at Camp Jackson, Columbus, Ohio.

Companies E and H, 15th Regiment, were enlisted April 17, 1861 at Wapakoneta, Ohio. 

Companies A, E and K, 46th Regiment, largely made up in Van Wert and Mercer counties were formed at Camp Worthington, near Columbus, Ohio.

52nd Regiment was formed in August 1862.

Company A, 56th Regiment,  was organized in August 1862.

The 64th Regiment was organized at Camp Buckington, near Mansfield, Ohio, in 1861.

Companies A, B, and K, 88th Regiment, were stationed in Columbus, Ohio, to guard prisoners.
Companies A, E and F, 99th Regiment, were mustered in at Camp Lima on August 26, 1862. One company was raised in Van Wert.

Source: History of Van Wert County, Ohio and Representative Citizens, (Richmond and Arnold: Chicago, Illinois), 1906, edited and compiled by Thaddeus S. Gilliland, Van Wert, Ohio.