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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…

These are photographs from the Beth Church and Cemetery Memorial Day Commemoration. This small cemetery was started in 1836, with the church being built soon after. Members of the church community began commemorating Memorial Day at Bethel Church in…

This event, sponsored by the Jackson County Historical Society on Memorial Day weekend 2011, honored the last the last Confederate and Union Veterans from Jackson County Ohio. The photographs show the placement of wreaths at the graves of Barak…

These photos are from “Oak Grove Cemetery Comes Alive,” an event that included living history tours of the cemetery, with several presenters speaking about the lives of men and women buried there who were involved in the CW in one way or another.…

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…

The Ohio National Guard, Ohio Statehouse and Ohio Historical Society organized a muster ceremony on April 10, 2011 at the Ohio Statehouse. This event marked the start of the sesquicentennial by recreating the mustering of troops for the 1st Ohio…