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Daniel S. Young (1827-1902) created these drawings of battle wounds while serving under General William S. Rosecrans in the Army of the Cumberland during the Civil War. They include a drawing of shrapnel wounds to the arm and elbow from the Battle of…

The Ohio Civil War 150 Advisory Committee, the Ohio Historical Society and the Ohio Statehouse organized a brunch on April 10 at the Ohio Statehouse, to kick off the Civil War commemoration. The brunch benefited the Save the Flags campaign, which…

Drummer boys off duty, playing cards in camp, winter of 1862. Group portrait of 6 men and boys; some are playing cards at a table outside of a log and tent shelter.

Jesse B. Gordon of Richwood, Ohio served in Company C of the 27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (O.V.I.) and Company A of the Mississippi Marine Brigade during the Civil War and compiled this Civil War song book. The book contains only the words to the…

The sheet music for Benjamin Russel Hanby's song "Darling Nelly Gray" was published in 1882 as one in a series of World Renowned Plantation Songs. Although they were published separately and are not included here, the cover page lists other songs in…

Dixie for the Union consists of pro-Northern lyrics written to the tune of the popular song Dixie. The lyrics compare the struggle to preserve the Union with the American's fight against British oppression during the Revolutionary War. The word…

This amputating set belonged to Gustav Weber, who served as surgeon general of Ohio during the Civil War and founded St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland. The amputating set contains 3 forceps (for tissue and bone torsion), 3 sounds (urethral),…

Headquarters of the United States Sanitary Commission at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Wood engraving printed in Harper's Weekly.

Cartes de visite of unknown boy soldier.

Group portrait of the officers of the 90th Ohio Volunteer Infantry taken at an unknown camp, ca. 1861-1865.