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Ohio has been the home of veterans since the first settlement on the north shore of the Ohio River. Marietta, Ohio's first city, was founded by veterans of the American Revolution. Ohio was the location of strategic forts and battles during both the American Revolution and the War of 1812. When the Civil War divided our nation Ohio gave more than her fair share to the effort to reunite our land. At no time in her history have Ohio's sons and daughters failed to answer the call to arms.
Ohio was the home or birth place of eight U. S. Presidents, more than any other state. Of those eight men, one was a veteran of the War of 1812 and five were veterans the Civil War. One of the five, Ulysses S. Grant, also served in the War with Mexico.
This page is dedicated to all who answer the call of their country in any capacity, but especially to those who have served, and are serving, in the military in order to maintain and protect our freedoms.
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A photo out of Ohio's military past?
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ALL WARS | AMERICAN REVOLUTION | WAR OF 1812
WAR WITH MEXICO | CIVIL WAR | INDIAN CAMPAIGNS | SPANISH-AMERICAN
WORLD WAR I | WORLD WAR II | KOREA | VIET NAM | DESERT STORM | IRAQ/AFGHANISTAN | OTHER CONFLICTS
American Women in Uniform
Ancestor Veteran Registry
Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command
Memorial Day Concert (Visit all the links)
Marine Corps; The Few, The Proud
Military Genealogy (Thanks to Liz Lowry and her students for this link.)
Genealogy and Military Records
NARA-Military Records Research
The Price of Freedom - Americans at War
Together We Served
Together We Served Roll of Honor (All Service Branches)
U. S. Army Center of Military History
Veterans History Project
Participate in the Project
Ohio National Guard
Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame
(Any Ohio honorably discharged veteran is eligible)
Ohio Military Hall of Fame
(Honors Ohio veterans who received medals for valor.)
Ohio's Medal of Honor Recipients
Motts Military Museum
Ohio Veterans Home
OVH Cemetery, Sandusky
Dayton Veterans Center
Dayton National Cemetery
Dayton National Cemetery Records at Interment.net
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
Killed in Action, Delaware County, Ohio residents (all wars).
County Veterans' Grave Registration and Memorial sites online:
If you know of additional county Veteran Grave Registration sites, please, send an email and include the URL (web address) for the site.
Butler County: Veteran Grave Registration Search
Cuyahoga County: Veteran Grave Search
Franklin County: Veteran Grave Registration
Stark County: Stark County District Library - Genealogy Services (no online records)
Wayne County: Grave Sites of Veterans Buried in Wayne County, Ohio
Union County Veterans Remembrance Committee
1840 Census of U. S. Revolutionary War Pensioners
This is a pdf file which requires Adobe® Reader®. Ohio is in the last part and begins on page 18 of 45 (actual book page 168).
War of 1812
War of 1812 in the Western District (A Canadian Website)
Access Genealogy, War of 1812
Ohio State Archives (Online databases & transcriptions):
•Roster of Ohio Soldiers
• A Short Chronology: The War of 1812 in the Northwest
• William Henry Harrison and the War of 1812 in the Northwest.
• Return Jonathan Meigs Jr. and the War of 1812 in the Northwest.
• Thomas Worthington and the War of 1812 in the Northwest.
• Expenditure of Appropriations to Award the Officers and Crews of Certain Vessels for Captures....
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database
Order Civil War Pension Records Online
Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Gravestone Photos
Camp Chase Gazette
Cuyahoga Valley Civil War Roundtable
The Grand Army of the Republic & Kindred Societies
Official Records of the War of the Rebellion
Ohio in the Civil War
The Civil War Medals of Ohio~Where Are They?
Otterbein Civil War Soldiers Biographies
Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument, Cleveland
U. S. Colored Troops Buried in Ohio
5th Independant Ohio Sharpshooters
45th Ohio Volunteers
The 57th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
The 60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
80th O. V. I.
103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry
120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
First Annual Report Soldiers' & Sailors' Orphans' Homes (1870, published 1871)
||NOTE: Many thanks to Gloria Hall of Michigan for this partial copy of the report. Please note that each child's entry appears on two pages.
World War I
World War I - Trenches On the Web
The 147th Infantry, 37th "Buckeye" Division
First to Breach the Escaut River
World War II
3600 Strong; "an honor roll of the men and women of Procter & Gamble Companies and the Cotton Oil Company. . ." (with photographs)
Ohio Casualties World War II by County
Pearl Harbor Stories
They Drew Fire - Combat Artists of World War II
Korean War Educator
Ohio Korean War Memorial
Korean War Project
Ohio State Korean War Veterans Memorial
Korean War Veterans National Museum & Library
Ohio Casualties Sorted by Home of Record 1950-1957
Ohio Casualties Listed Alphabetically by Name 1950-1957
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Ohio
Ohio Casualty Lists Sorted by Home of Record
Ohio Casualties Listed Alphabetically by Name as of November 1997
Iraq Coalition Casualties
Brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch
Faces of the Fallen
Iraq/Afgahanistan War Heroes