Re: Ohioans in the Civil War
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jbissla" <gabriel@...> wrote:
> As an Ohioan (as well as a Western Theater devotee), I am most
> interested in the key roles Ohioans played in the Civil War. To
> generate more useful discussion about this, I recently established a
> blog with daily posts reporting the war, day by historical day, as it
> was experienced by Ohioans. Your comments, criticisms, and
> are invited on http://www.bloodtearsandglory.blogspot.com/ While Ihope
> readers will enjoy the day-to-day account of Ohioans at war, I alsoI only wish that someone would write a decent biography of the 46th
> hope to learn a great deal from readers' comments. Fire away!
> Jim Bissland, Bowling Green, Ohio
Ohio rather than the vindictive writings of Col. Thomas Worthington.
He was cashiered by Sherman, only to have it reversed as a result of
his political connections. If only Brig. General Charles Walcutt had
written the regiment's biography, for he truly was a leader where
Worthington was nothing but a bragging know-it-all. For example,
Worthington described Col Stephen Hicks of the 40th Illinois as an
illiterate bumbling fool, whereas Hicks was a well known lawyer in
Illinois that practice law along with Lincoln. Hardly an individual
that was illiterate. The 46th deserves better than Worthington.