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My GGGrandfather, Almond Scurlock. Served with the 27th OVI until being transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corp. He was from Southern, OH, near the Berlin Crossroads area.

Sketch dealing with Cooperhead movement shows eagle, snake with human head, group of people and unfinished sketches of snakes.

The National Union Convention met in Philadelphia in August 1866 to create a political party that would back President Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction program and to elect a new Congress. Here, the convention is portrayed as a gathering of muzzled…

On September 10-14, 1888, the 22nd Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) was held in Columbus, Ohio. The G.A.R. was founded in 1866 in Illinois and is comprised of Civil War veterans. Pictured is the locomotive (the "General") that was stolen on April…

This photograph of Sarah Ann (Annie) Turner Wittenmyer (1827-1900) was taken circa 1895. She was born at Sandy Springs, Adams County, Ohio and moved with her husband to Keokuk, Iowa in 1850. During the Civil War (1861-1865) she became known as Iowa's…

Portrait of Major Anson G. McCook from Steubenville, Ohio, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, August 6, 1861. He was a member of the McCook Family, known as the "Fighting McCook's" a name referring to the number of family members who served in the Civil…

This handbill was issued by the Military Committee of Athens. It contains a call from Governor David Tod for two hundred men from Athens County to join in the protection of the city of Washington. The handbill states that transportation will be…

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…

Illustration published in Harper's Weekly depicts the 6th Louisiana "Tigers from New Orleans.

Fourteen soldiers of Battery H, 1st Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery around cannon, April 1863.