Tag Archives: Civil War

Not All Ohioans Fought for the Union: Gen. Roswell Ripley, CSA

When you think of Civil War generals from Ohio, the names Grant, Sherman, and Sheridan often come to mind. Roswell S. Ripley also was a general, yet he is rarely (if ever) mentioned in Ohio classrooms. Why? It’s probably because … Continue reading

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Presenting Civil War topics at Allen County

I am thrilled to be the featured speaker at the ACPL Genealogy Center’s Military Symposium this year. With the upcoming sesquicentennial of the Civil War, this year’s symposium will revolve around Civil War topics. I will present one of the … Continue reading

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The Ohio Historical Society has just launched a new website to raise awareness of Ohio’s role in the Civil War: OhioCivilWar150.org. The site features: Digital collections, such as Ohio regimental battle flags A timeline of Civil War events News about … Continue reading

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What’s the picture?

When I set up this blog, I was drawn to the MistyLook template by Sadish [NOTE: I have since changed to Tarski 1.1.3 by Benedict Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson]. One of the things I liked was how easy it is … Continue reading

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