New History of the 125th OVI


The first new history of the 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in over 120 years is about to his the book shelves! Opdycke’s Tiger’s in the Civil War: A History of the 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry by Thomas Crowl from McFarland Books will be released on May 28th. You can find it on McFarlandbooks.com or Amazon. The 125th was comprised of several companies from Trumbull County and surrounding areas. Emerson Opdycke was born in Hubbard and owned a store in downtown Warren before enlisting in the 41st OVI and eventually being appointed Colonel of the 125th.


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