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Local boys are heading for Atlanta

This week in Civil War history

April 14, 2014
By HARRY SCHOGER - Special to the Tribune Chronicle , Tribune Chronicle

During this week in the Civil War 150 years ago, hundreds of Trumbull County boys in many units were emerging from winter quarters and starting advances from several directions to join up with combined forces under General William Tecumseh Sherman to wage the important Atlanta Campaign. Not the least of those units representing Trumbull was the 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, known as ''The Yankee'' or ''Ohio'' or ''Opdycke's Tigers.''

 
 
 

 

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