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16th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Where was the regiment on
Friday, November 14, 1862

On this day, the 16th Ohio, along with Col. John DeCourcey's brigade spent the day floating down the Ohio River toward Cincinnati. It arrived there about dark and tied up at Covington, on the Kentucky side of the river. Theodore Wolbach writes:

At Cincinnati we tied up two days, and many of the boys took a hasty look at the adjacent part of the city. ...

* Information and italicized quotations from a series of articles entitled Camp and Field - The Old 16th Ohio, written in the 1880s by Theodore Wolbach, late Corporal in Company E, 16th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

Modern day map of the 16th Ohio's journey from Point Pleasant on the Ohio River, heading south and west (positions approximated) to Cincinnati, Ohio:

Green pin (with dot) - Point Pleasant, (West) Virginia
Green pin - Greenupsburg (now Greenup), Kentucky - point where Morgan's division immerged from their long march from Cumberland Gap to the Ohio River on October 3, six weeks earlier.
Yellow pin - Approximate half-way point between Point Pleasant and Cincinnati (100 miles), roughly where the flotilla would have been at the beginning of this day.
Red pin - Cincinnati, Ohio
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