William T. McDougle Memoir
Scope and Content
This collecton contains an undated typescript copy of William T. McDougle's memoir titled "Reminesces of the War", covering his experiences in the 126th Ohio Regiment of the Union Army in the American Civil War from August 1862 to March 1864. This includes his Regiment marching orders and the experience of being at the Battle of Monocacy in 1864, which is known as the battle that saved Washington, D. C.
- McDougle, William T. (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection are in English.
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William T. McDougle fought in the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Amry Corps for the 126th Ohio Regiment for the Union during the American Civil War. He enlisted in 1862 under Captian Mulenberg. Throughout his career as a soldier, he was invovled in numerous marches up and down the east coast, eventually making his way into Virginia. In Virginia, he fought in many battles, one of them being the Battle of Monocacy of 1864. It was a deadly battle that he barely escaped from being chased by Confederate soldiers on foot.
- "McDougle, William T." entry, National Park Service's Civil War Database, https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=A9CA21B8-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A
- "The Battle of Monocacy" entry, National Park Service, https://www.nps.gov/mono/learn/historyculture/the-battle-of-monocacy.htm
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This collection includes an undated typescript copy of William T. McDougle's memoir, describing his time in the 126th Regiment Ohio Volunteers during the American Civil War.
Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated to Special Collections and University Archives in September 2003.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the William T. McDougle by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the William T. McDougle was completed in September 2021.
- William T. McDougle Memoir, undated
- Kiana Wilkerson, Graduate Assistant
- 2021 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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