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Galloping into the Past: Alliance, Ohio Surgeon Makes Civil WarHistory Come Alive

By arohmiller, posted on May 12th, 2014.

Written by Peggy Sexton, Hale Farm & Village Marketing Volunteer
The 6th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry gathered outside the Hale House at Hale Farm & Village.
New patients to Dr. David Mungo’s office in Alliance, Ohio would be forgiven if startled by the Civil War amputation kit and leg bone from the Battle of Gettysburg in the display [...]

Ohio’s Impact on the War: Ohio’s Economy and Industry during the Civil War

By arohmiller, posted on May 5th, 2014.

Written by Mark Holbrook
If any state in the country, north or south was prepared to go to war in 1860, it was Ohio. Militarily and politically, Ohio boasted an abundance of experienced, skilled men who would go on to make their mark in history. Ohio also was in a unique position to support the war [...]

FRIENDS AND DESCENDENTS OF JOHNSON’S ISLAND CIVIL WAR PRISON RECEIVE OHIO CIVIL WAR 150 HERITAGE AWARD AT ANNUAL PARK DAY

By arohmiller, posted on April 22nd, 2014.

Bob Minton (right), Ohio Civil War 150 Advisory Committee member presents the 2014 Civil War 150 Heritage Award to Dave Bush, Friends and Descendents of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison chair, during a ceremony on May April 5, 2014 at the island.
Marblehead, Ohio – The Friends and Descendents of Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison are [...]

Participate in the “Ohio Village Soldiers’ Aid Fair: A Civil War Sanitary Fair”

By arohmiller, posted on March 12th, 2014.

The Ohio Civil War 150 Advisory Committee invites you to participate in a reconstruction of 1864 history. In keeping with our theme of “The Home Front,” the Ohio Historical Society is planning an “Ohio Village Soldiers’ Aid Fair: A Civil War Sanitary Fair” at Ohio Village on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-25 2014. There will [...]

Ohio’s Impact on the War: Supplying the Military

By arohmiller, posted on December 23rd, 2013.

Written by Catherine Wilson
Ohio’s manufactures, transportation systems, regiments of troops, and financial assistance helped the North to win the war.  While reading about the state’s political impact, I noticed several authors who said that Ohio was a microcosm of the entire country; it combined north and south, east and west, rural and urban, foreign and [...]