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On the March Again

On February 17, 1862, the 1st OVI, and the Army of Ohio, began marching to Nashville, Tennessee arriving there on March 3, 1862.  The 1st OVI arrived late at night and camped five miles out on the Franklin Turnpike.  In … Continue reading

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1st OVI Receives Equipment

On October 31, 1861, the 1st OVI moved from Camp Corwin, near Dayton, Ohio to Cincinnati.  On November 4, arms and equipment were issued.  Albert Kern, in his 1918 history of the 1st OVI, writes that the men were given … Continue reading

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