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Monthly Archives: August 2012
The Second Battle of Bull Run, also known as Second Manassas, began on Thursday, August 28, 1862, when Confederate forces under “Stonewall” Jackson attacked Union forces moving along Warrenton Turnpike just outside Gainesville, Virginia, near the farm of John Brawner. … Continue reading
On August 10, 1862, Brig. General J. W. Sill assumed command of the brigade to which the 1st OVI belonged. Shortly thereafter, on August 24, the regiment, along with Sill’s brigade and the division, marched to Pelham, Tennessee where it … Continue reading