Wesleyan Cemetery: Forgotten Cincinnati Gem

By jodiem, posted on August 2nd, 2012.

Cincinnati’s Wesleyan Cemetery, chartered in 1843, is the oldest continually operating cemetery in Hamilton County. Now under the jurisdiciton of the City of Cincinnati, Wesleyan is a documented part of the Underground Railroad story and is the final resting place of veterans from the Revolutionary War to the Gulf Wars. Among the veterans buried at […]

Lesson: “The Battle of Saltville”

By cmccune, posted on August 8th, 2011.

Saltville and its controversy provides an excellent opportunity to teach a lesson that highlights some complex and difficult aspects of the civil war. This lesson helps students see the complexity of African American military Service. As our nation begins its Civil War Sesquicentennial; students need to see past “Glory” and look at some often difficult […]