... an interesting and readable account of those whose service to the Blue was brief but in some cases dangerous and exciting." — The Civil War News
This useful and entertaining book presents, mainly in the words of the participants, the experience of the 35,000 Ohioans who served in 100-day regiments during the summer of 1864." —Choice
Drawn from Civil War diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts, A Hundred Days to Richmond tells for the first time the complete story of Ohio's "100-day men," state militia troops offered for Union service for 100 days. Their tales—unique and memorable, and unmistakably American—reflect the hope, fear, determination, horror, humor, and grit of the Civil War.