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Emerson Opdycke
Description: Portrait of Emerson Opdycke, a native of Trumbull County, Ohio, created before the Civil War, ca. 1859 - 1860. He enlisted as a private in the 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry and rose to the rank of captain. Opdycke displayed great bravery at the Battle of Shiloh. ; promoted him to colonel and requested that Opdycke recruit and command the 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. This unit, known for its courage, was nicknamed "Opdycke's Tigers." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL00773
Subjects: Trumbull County (Ohio); Ohio History--Military Ohio
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