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Adjutant General records. Ohio furnished 1,759
Officers and 24,521 enlisted men for this war.
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Officers and ranked
men other than Private are listed with
their rank preceding their names in the Roster
in FIRSTNAME LASTNAME order (such as Corp Lister
Bashnell or Fifer Isaac Conover).
Enlisted men are listed in the Roster
in columns under the heading of Privates in
LASTNAME FIRSTNAME order (such as Neysemauger
David or Sibral Nicholas).
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results-- the search James Johnson OR Johnson
James will return both enlisted men and ranked
men with the firstname James and lastname Johnson.
The searchJames Johnson will find the ranked
man listed as James Johnson but will NOT find
the enlisted man who is listed as Johnson James.
The search James AND Johnson will find all instances
of James and Johnson in a document (one page
of the Roster), but not necessarily in the same
soldier's name or in close proximity to each
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image (an electronic snapshot image of the Roster
page) and processes it into a text file, matching
the shapes of the letters as closely as possible.
Errors can occur, particularly with letters
and numbers of similar appearance.
Despite the use of the most up to date technology,
and our best efforts, we anticipate that you
may find errors in the data. Errors may originate
from anywhere in the production process-- within
the original Roster, the 1916 transcription,
the OCR program misreading letters and numbers,
or human error on the part of OVIL staff in
correcting or verifying the OCR product. We
estimate an accuracy rate of 95%.
for the online searchable text
Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812.
General of Ohio. Transcription, 1916. R973.524471