A Confederate Thrust

Ft. Mitchell Country Club, Ft. Mitchell, KY


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"In the Confederate effort to gain control of Central Ky., Gen. Heth and troops reached outskirts of Covington Sept. 6, 1862 as threat to the North. Object was to hold USA troops here and prevent their moving to resist Bragg's forces nearing Louisville. Large Union forces crossed river for defense. Heth withdrew Sept. 12, obtaining recruits, food and supplies."

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  • January 1, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger