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The 1st OVI and the Chickamauga Campaign

On August 16, 1863, the Army of the Cumberland, under the command of Major General William S. Rosecrans, began to move towards Chattanooga, Tennessee.  The army was divided into three columns to move through the mountain gaps to take Chattanooga and … Continue reading

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Morgan’s Raid – July 1863

From July 13 to July 26, 1863, Confederate John Hunt Morgan led a daring group of more than 2,000 soldiers on a raid of southern Indiana and Ohio.  His mission was to distract and divert as many Union troops as … Continue reading

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William Writes from Tullahoma

On July 6, 1863, Captain William Patterson wrote his mother from Tullahoma, Tennessee.  In his letter he notes that they have been assigned garrison duty in Tullahoma while the rest of the army is in the mountains fighting Confederate General Braxton … Continue reading

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