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Patrick Trainer (1818-1875)

History of the Fifty-Third Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Author: John K. Duke, Company F.  This 356-page book was published in 1900, and gives a thorough accounting of the 53rd Regiment, from its organization at Camp Diamond, Jackson, Ohio in October of 1861–through all campaigns and its eventual disbanding in Little Rock, Arkansas on August 25th, 1865.  Patrick Trainer mustered in as a private on 9 October 1861, and mustered out at Chattanooga, Tennessee on 27 October 1864 by reason of expiration of term of service (3 years).  He was a member of Company D during his entire term of service.

Union Army Discharge Papers for Patrick Trainer

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Jackson County, Ohio

In the early 1850s, Patrick Trainer and his wife Dulcena Humphries Trainer met in Jackson County, Ohio.  During the years the family resided and grew there, the majority of their residence was within Lick and Franklin Townships.  Three of the children married into other Franklin Township families (Claar, McDaniel, Weber)

D.L. Lake Atlas of Jackson County, Ohio.  1875

Index to the 1875 Atlas of Jackson County, Ohio

Prepared by the Jackson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society.  This is a comprehensive accompanying index of all listed property owners appearing in the Atlas, by map page and identifying numbers.