Fort Mitchel in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
The town is “Fort Mitchell” - with two letter L's.
The Fort, and the Fort's namesake, have one L


fort mitchel in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

“The Stringtown Pike: Fort Mitchel Crumbles on the Heights”
That's the caption on the back of this image, provided  thru the courtesy of the Lloyd Library in Cincinnati.

 

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The Defences [sic] of Kentucky  Fort Mitchel, on the Lexington Turnpike, 
Covington, Ky, opposite Cincinnati  The 100th Regiment Ohio Volunteers, Col. Vroom, 
occupying the rifle-pits, and awaiting an  attack from the rebels, September 11. 1862

Harper's ran a description of the above scene,  here

 

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Fort Mitchel, at Fort Mitchell.  These old line drawings tend to be reasonably accurate.

 

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General Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel.
Biographical info on the General is here.

His claim to fame was not as a general, but an astronomer, and public speaker.

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