Category Archives: Opdycke’s Brigade

1st Brigade
Col Emerson Opdycke
(K-16, W-125, M-65 =206)
36th Illinois
44th Illinois
73rd Illinois
74th/88th Illinois
125th Ohio
24th Wisconsin

George Stanley Lockwood, Company H, 74th Illinois Infantry

My great-grandmother’s brother (on my father’s side) was at Franklin. His name was George Stanley LOCKWOOD. George enlisted in the 74th Illinois which was mustered in at Winnebago County, Illinois. The 74th Illinois was part of Opdycke’s Brigade. George was … Continue reading

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William Voepel, Co F, 44th Illinois Infantry

My Great Grandfather, William Voepel (sometimes spelled Volpel in Civil War records) was at Franklin attached to the 44th Illinois Regiment, Co. F and supposable was under Opdyke’s command which would have put him in the very thick of battle. … Continue reading

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Warren H. Fishel, Company B, 125th Ohio Infantry

My name is Dale F. Fishel, great-grandson of Warren H. Fishel of the 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment who was with the 125th at Franklin; both times! Thanks for posting the subject pictures, I appreciate it very much.  I thought … Continue reading

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