John Brough (pronounced "bruff") served as Ohio governor from January 11, 1864 to August 29, 1865. Continue Reading »
Buell, Don Carlos
Native Ohioan Don Carlos Buell was a Union general during the American Civil War who directed the Department of the Ohio and commanded the Army of the Ohio in the Western Theater. Buell's army helped turn the tide to a Union victory at the Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862). Buell also forced Braxton Bragg to retreat from Kentucky in the autumn of 1862, ending the Confederate Heartland Campaign. Continue Reading »
Leggett, Mortimer Dormer
Born on April 19, 1821 (commonly mistakenly reported as 1831), in Ithaca, New York, Leggett's parents were members of the Society of Friends. In 1837, at sixteen years of age, Leggett moved with his parents to Geauga County, Ohio, where he helped his family establish a farm. Continue Reading »
Morgan led his force to northern Kentucky to create disorder within the Union military. Morgan succeeded in causing unrest for the enemy and exceeded his orders by crossing north of the Ohio River. Continue Reading »
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