Lovell H. Rousseau photograph   Save
AV 200 Campus Martius Museum antique photography
Description: Carte de visite of General Lovell H. Rousseau, who served in the Union Army during the Civil War. As a Kentucky legislator, originally from Stanford, Kentucky, Rousseau fought successfully to keep Kentucky seceding. After Kentucky officially decided to remain neutral, Rousseau resigned and raised two regiments of Kentuckians across the Ohio River in Indiana. These regiments became known as the "Louisville Legion," and prevented the capture of Louisville by Confederate forces. He went on to serve with distinction at Shiloh, Stones River, Chickamauga, and Chattanooga View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV200_b03_f33_46
Subjects: Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military officers--Union
Places: Ohio; Stanford (Kentucky)