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"God Bless You, Dear Old Comrades"
Written by Capt. A. W. Black, Co. F, 90th O. V. I.

God bless you, dear old comrades,
So honest and so true.
You are the boys who feared no noise-
'Twas then you wore the blue.

You left your homes, and…

"Grab A Root"
By Sylvester Rader, 90th OVI, Co. I

While soldiering in the Army of the Cumberland,
Some Johnnies to shoot,
We stubbed our toe, fell down in the mud,
And the boys, hollowed, "Grab a Root!"

The origin of the word we never…

THREE YEARS IN DIXIE
BY HIRAM S. BROWN, CO. E.
CROOKS, KY.

I composed the following about the close of the war. I used to sing it, and then after a few years I held the "Little Browns" on my knee and sang it to them. I do not claim to be a…

127th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, also known as the 5th United States Colored Troops, in formation on Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio ca. 1863.

Color guard of the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry with the national colors of their regiment, ca. 1863-1865. The regiment, composed of soldiers from Ohio, mustered in for Civil War service with the Union Army on June 11, 1861 at Camp Chase, Franklin…

27th United States Colored Troops, made up of soldiers from Ohio, camped outside of Petersburg, Virginia, ca. 1863-1865

From a collection in Greene County Ohio Historical Society. Not identified.

From a collection in Greene County Ohio Historical Society. Neither man is identified.

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From a collection in Greene County Ohio Historical Society. Not identified.

From a collection owned by the Greene County Ohio Historical Society. Not identified.