Infantry Units: 86th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
3 and 6 Months' Service
Infantry units were recruited from all over the state. Those represented in detail here are the ones recruited primarily from northwest Ohio counties and those whose members wrote to local newspapers. More information will be added as it becomes available.
This Regiment was organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, June 10, 1862, to serve three months. It was mustered out September 25, 1862 by reason of expiration of term of service.
The Regimental number was reactivated when a regiment was organized with this designation at Camp Cleveland, Ohio, July 14, 1863 to serve six months. It was mustered out on February 10, 1864, by reason of expiration of term of service.
Roster - Company D, 86th OVI
Roster - Company K, 86th OVI
Articles about the Unit/Anonymous Letters
Bucyrus Journal: June 20, 1862, October 3, 1862
Toledo Blade- 8/10/1863
Seneca Advertiser: June 27, 1862, July 31, 1863
Tiffin Weekly Tribune: June 27, 1862
"Nemo". Norwalk Reflector: July 22, 1862
"Co. K," Company K. Bucyrus Journal: August 29, 1862
"Nems," Company K. Bucyrus Journal: August 8, 1862
"M.S.J." Perrysburg Journal- 8/6/1862
William Lanahan. Tiffin Weekly Tribune: August 7, 1863, September 25, 1863