Monday, September 19, 2011

Thursday Sept. 19

Gen. William Stark Rosecrans who has command of the army in western Virginia the majority of whom are Ohioans is himself a native of Delaware county, Ohio, and is now forty two years old. He is a graduate of West Point where he for a time was assistant Prof. of Engineering and Nat. Philosophy.  He has been employed by Government in various services, and has always exhibited untiring industry, energy and spotless integrity.

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For more information about "Old Rosy", see the Smithsonian article, or this lively article by  e-history.

General William Starke Rosecrans

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