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The Call to Arms took place on April 23rd at the Athens Courthouse steps. This event provided a brief glimpse into life in Athens at the start of the Civil War. The event included the reading of Lincoln’s Proclamations by ‘Norman Root’, the…

Ohio troops played an important role in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky on October 8, 1862. Some 30 regiments of infantry, two of Cavalry and 4 batteries of artillery fromt he state helped to make up Ohio General Don Carlos Buell's Army of the…