Ohio Civil War Central Encyclopedia

The Ohio Civil War Encyclopedia is a collection of articles about people, places and events related to Ohio's involvement in the American Civil War. Entries and other types of content are organized contextually by Categories, which are listed below. The Encyclopedia cross-references with with other areas of this website, providing a comprehensive view of the Civil War and Ohio's role.

Documents

The Civil War provided some of the most important historical documents in our nation's history.

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Events

Many men served as officers during the Civil War and served in units that fought in many of the most important battles.

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Groups

From Abolitionists to Peace Democrats, there were many groups with roots in Ohio that made an impact on the war.

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Military Units

Ohio provided the federal government with 260 regiments of men during the Civil War.

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Organizations

Organizations played a significant political role during the Civil War.

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People

Many famous people involved in the Civil War came from Ohio, including Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman.

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Places

Explore content about the places that major events took place at during the Civil War.

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Ohio Civil War Central: An Encyclopedia of the American Civil War