Columbus: Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Memorial Service

By arohmiller, posted on June 1st, 2015.

[ June 14, 2015; 3:00 pm; ] The Hilltop Historical Society cordially invites you to the 120th annual Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Memorial Service 3pm, Sunday, June 14, 2015. Honor guard firing, music of Steve Ball, the 73rd OVI Regiment Band, Jeff Lind the Bag Piper.

Period dress and military uniforms welcome. Lawn chairs suggested. Street parking available.

Location: 2900 Sullivant Avenue, Columbus, OH […]

Columbus: Lecture, “Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War”

By arohmiller, posted on May 28th, 2015.

[ June 7, 2015; 2:00 pm; ] Presented by Michael C.C. Adams

Perhaps because the United States has not seen conventional war on its own soil since 1865, the collective memory of the Civil War has faded, so that we have sanitized and romanticized the experience. Living Hell, the Dark Side of the Civil War, taken from the Adams book by the same […]

Columbus: Lecture, “Lincoln on Screen: Black and White Lincoln in the 1950s”

By arohmiller, posted on April 1st, 2015.

[ May 1, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]

President Lincoln is the most frequently portrayed American historical figure in the history of the film and television arts, having been featured in more than 300 productions since the birth of the motion picture medium. Lincoln historian, author and film producer, Mark Reihart, will present a public program on the subject of Lincoln-related film and […]

Columbus: Lecture, “The Lincoln Funeral Train”

By arohmiller, posted on April 1st, 2015.

[ April 30, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Scott Trostel is the author of The Lincoln Funeral Train. His program about the Lincoln Funeral Train recounts the sad journey from Washington D.C. to Springfield, Illinois in 1865. One-third of the population of the United States witnessed passage of the train between April 21 and May 2, 1865. The program recounts state stops at […]

Columbus: Ohio Statehouse Civil War Exhibits

By arohmiller, posted on April 1st, 2015.

[ March 31, 2015 to June 2, 2015. ] The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board presents two exhibits commemorating the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln: General John C. Caldwell and the Lincoln Funeral Train and The Lincoln Funeral Train in Pictures and Photos.

General John C. Caldwell and the Lincoln Funeral Train: General John Curtis Caldwell had answered the call of […]