Dayton: Lecture Series, “Lincoln’s Last Spring”

By arohmiller, posted on February 17th, 2015.

[ March 19, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. March 26, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. April 2, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. April 9, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. April 16, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. April 23, 2015; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ]

Lincoln’s Last Spring – Six Thursday seminars focus on the final months of Lincoln’s life from his second inauguration through the start of Andrew Johnson’s presidency. Subjects include last battles of the Civil War, Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, the brief peace prior to the fateful trip to Ford’s Theatre, the assassination eyewitnesses, the funeral train […]

Xenia: Living History Event

By arohmiller, posted on January 29th, 2015.

[ September 20, 2015; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] President Lincoln and Frederick Douglass present their ideas on civil rights.  There will also be music and a display by the Sons of Union Veterans, William Tecumseh Sherman Camp.  The setting is a c. 1875 one room school and shaded schoolyard.  Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Location: Collins School, 2804 West Enon Road, Xenia, […]

Georgetown: 19th Annual U.S. Grant Day

By arohmiller, posted on January 26th, 2015.

[ April 25, 2015; 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. ] Come to the 19th Annual U.S. Grant Day, “The Road to Surrender”
April, 25, 2015
219 E. Grant Ave, Historic Georgetown, Ohio 45121

Living History Tent

10:30-11:00 Meet the Grants: The General’s Last Days
11:05-11:25  The Burnett House: “The General’s Plan 1864″11:30-11:45  General William T. Sherman: Atlanta
11:50-12:10  The Overland Campaign: The War in 1864
12:15-12:25  Children’s Chalk Drawing Results
12:30-1:15    Lunch Break
1:15-1:35       […]

Springfield: Springfield Civil War Symposium

By arohmiller, posted on January 26th, 2015.

[ April 25, 2015; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] The Clark County Historical Society invites you to attend the annual Civil War Symposium of April 25, 2015.


Frank Williams, Rhode Island Supreme Court Chief Justice, retired, “Judging Lincoln as Judge”
Dr. Brian Dirck, Anderson University Professor, “Lincoln the Lawyer”
Fred Weibe, Lincoln Impersonator, “Conversation with Mr. Lincoln”
Dale Henry, “Lincoln and the United States Colored Troops”
Steve Ball – […]

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 […]