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Tag Archives: 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry
The Army of the Cumberland, under Major General William S. Rosecrans, had been camped outside of Nashville, Tennessee since November 16, 1862. On December 26 General Rosecrans ordered the army south from Nashville toward Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to drive Confederate General … Continue reading
Kentucky was very important during the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln noted that “I think to lose Kentucky is nearly the same as to lose the whole game.” If Kentucky was lost, Lincoln felt that the Union could not hold Missouri … Continue reading
On September 7, 1862, William Patterson, and the 1st OVI, were in the vicinity of Nashville, Tennessee. On September 10, in response to Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s move through Kentucky towards Louisville, Union General Don Carlos Buell’s Army of Ohio, which … Continue reading