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Tag Archives: OVI
During October 1862, Robert Patterson and the 61st OVI, were stationed near Washington, D.C., as part of a force under Major General Nathaniel P. Banks assigned to protect the capital. On November 1, 1862, the 61st OVI moved through Thorofare Gap … 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