Cincinnati Civil War Round Table: Dry Canteen Trail Walk

By arohmiller, posted on November 21st, 2014.

[ May 15, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] This walk replicates the Federal First Corps approach to the battlefield.  The Dry Canteen Trail is a scout trail that scouts, without water to simulate what the Union troops were going through on October 7th, could earn a badge and learn about the Battle of Perryville.  The trail consists of road walking so wear comfortable [...]

Cincinnati Civil War Round Table: Walking Tour of Perryville Battlefield

By arohmiller, posted on November 21st, 2014.

[ May 16, 2015; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Join Chuck Lott and Darryl Smith for an extended walking tour of the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.  There will be a morning session from 9:00am until noon, a break for lunch, and then an afternoon session from 1:00-4:00pm (covering a different part of the battle than the morning session).  There will be some sort [...]

Cincinnati: Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

By arohmiller, posted on December 11th, 2013.

[ February 1, 2014; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

African American Women During the Civil War: They were teachers, dressmakers, nurses, everyday women – yet they made unique contributions to the war effort that impacted the world and changed a nation. Dr. Annette E. Jefferson discusses how such women of African descent, without access to political [...]

Cincinnati: Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

By arohmiller, posted on December 11th, 2013.

[ January 25, 2014; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

An Afternoon with Catherine Coffin and Harriet Beecher Stowe: Catherine Coffin, with her husband Levi, was an important conductor on the Underground Railroad. Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, was the woman President Lincoln referred to as “the little woman who wrote the book that [...]

Cincinnati: Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

By arohmiller, posted on December 11th, 2013.

[ January 18, 2014; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Civil War Saturdays at the Taft Museum of Art

The Underground Railroad in Southern Ohio: A Journey to Freedom. Cincinnati and other towns along the Ohio River were beacons of freedom for many trying to escape from slavery. Dr. Eric Jackson, Associate Professor and Director, Black Studies Program at Northern Kentucky University, will discuss the Underground [...]