Mentor: Civil War Encampment

By arohmiller, posted on June 1st, 2015.

[ July 18, 2015; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Visit the James A. Garfield National Historic Site for a Civil War Encampment with Union and Confederate soldiers, firing drills, marching, and an artillery gun crew. Music by Camp Chase Fife and Drums (Saturday only). Meet President Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, General Grant, and Frederick Douglass. Mini-militia for children. Free admission!

Seville: Lecture, “Lady in Black: Civil War Mourning”

By arohmiller, posted on May 11th, 2015.

[ May 23, 2015; 2:00 pm; ] Medina County District Library is offering the following free program:

Lady in Black: Civil War Mourning

Discover Civil War and Victorian mourning practices and how it’s changed over the centuries with Jill Keppler. Artifacts and stories from the era will be presented.

If you have any questions, please visit www.mcdl.info.

Brunswick: Lecture, “Civil War Letters”

By arohmiller, posted on May 11th, 2015.

[ May 13, 2015; 6:30 pm; ] The Medina County District Library is offering the following program:

Civil War Letters – History Comes alive with family letters written during the Civil War. Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events.

If you have any questions, please visit www.mcdl.info.

New Rumley: “1865 – The End of the War, Beginning of Reconstruction”

By arohmiller, posted on May 11th, 2015.

[ June 6, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] The ending observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues with “1865 – The End of the War, Beginning of Reconstruction.” The program for the Custer Observance will begin at 11:00am at the Custer Monument and later at the Custer Museum and Center in New Rumley on Ohio Route 646.

Our program this year […]

Wooster: Lecture, “Ohio’s Unknown Civil War Generals”

By arohmiller, posted on April 14th, 2015.

[ May 30, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Come to the Wayne County Public Library to hear Mark Holbrook’s lecture on Ohio’s Unknown Civil War Generals. Generals Ulysses S. Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman, and Phil Sheridan; and future presidents Hayes, Garfield and McKinley get most of the attention focused on Ohioans in the Civil War. But what about the more than 200 other […]