Posted By:John Preston
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Subject:Re: R.H. Carter Minister (R.H.Carter) Ohio
Post Date:February 19, 2012 at 07:48:30
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Forum:Civil War Forum
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Hi Cathy

You might want to make a slight change into where you are looking.

The 5th US Infantry was a federal unit not a state unit-part of the standing US Army.

There is information on the net for the 5th US Infantry that may help you but researching a regular army man is a lot different that if he served in a state unit.

John