Carte de visite of a Union General Lovell Rousseau. Was becoming more and more likely, Rousseau decided in favor of maintaining state government in. And helped keep it from seceding from the. He resigned from his seat in the senate in June 1861 and applied for a commission to raise volunteers. Against the opposition of many prominent figures in Kentucky, he succeeded in raising two regiments composed entirely of Kentuckians at.They were known as the. With the help of a battalion of the. The regiments saved Louisville from being captured by. In September 1861 and was later promoted to. Attached to the army of. Later, Rousseau was once again promoted to. He served valiantly at the Battles of. Although from November 1863 until his resignation in November 1865, Rousseau had command of. He had also, on Sherman's orders, carried out a very successful raid on the. Montgomery and West Point Railroad. The item "Civil War CDV of Union General Lovell Rousseau" is in sale since Wednesday, April 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs".
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