Peter Joseph Osterhaus


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(1823–1917) Union army officer, born in Koblenz, Germany. Osterhaus was best known for leading successful assaults on Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge, when his forces crushed the Confederate left ...

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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