“The 'Northwest' Will End the War"
In war, things can change in the wink of an eye. Today is an example.
The day starts with Col. William B. Hazen, commander of the 41st Ohio, stationed in Gallipolis, Ohio, preparing a lightning strike against Confederate raiders causing mischief in western Virginia. Hazen plans to cross the
Suddenly, Hazen receives orders from elsewhere to join Brig. Gen. Don Carlos Buell’s new command, headquartered in
Hazen and his regiment are part of a troop buildup in
Ohioans dominate in the Union's defense of Kentucky, a border state claimed by both sides in the war. Today’s edition of The New York Times reports the numbers
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