Search billions of records on Ancestry.com

Van Wert County OHGenWeb

Civil War Units and Casualties.

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. ***************************************************************************

UNIT Links on this site:

5th BATTERY
15TH REGIMENT OVI COMPANY I
15 th REGIMENT OVI COMPANY E
20TH REGIMENT OVI
30TH, 32ND, 34TH REGIMENTS OVI
42ND OVI
46TH REGIMENT OVI,  Companies   A,   B,   B & G,   E,   GIK.  
47TH REGIMENT OVI
52ND REGIMENT OVI
64TH REGIMENT OVI   Company F
81ST REGIMENT OVI
88TH REGIMENT OVI
99TH REGIMENT OVI,  Company F
192ND REGIMENT OVI
196TH REGIMENT OVI
MISCELLANEOUS UNITS
McLAUGHLIN'S  Squadron of CAVALRY
OHIO NATIONAL GUARD
SQUIRREL HUNTERS
Pension Record of Roger E. BAXTER,  52nd OVI Company A
Pension Record of Harrison W. ZENTZ,  98th OVI Company H
Pension Record of Goerge FLAGLER, 57th Reg OVI Company G
Typical Discharge Document Sample
***************************************************************************
CASUALTIES

ACKERMAN TO BUTTS
CAPPER TO FOUST
GATES TO MYERS
PAYNE TO YALE