“Fremont and the Union!”

Well that’s what Major Charles Zagonyi said his 160 bodyguard troopers yelled as they made one heck of a charge into a force of defiant rebels outside Springfield, Missouri on this day (October 25) in 1861.  His initial report read: I report respectfully that yesterday afternoon at 4 o’clock I met in Springfield about 2,000Continue reading ““Fremont and the Union!””