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Civil War Communities and Locations Entries

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Battle of Fort Fizzle

June 17, 1863 In 1863, due to the declining number of volunteers, the United States government instituted the Conscription Act. Under this directive, which … Read more

Bristol (Bristolville) Funerary Urn Monument

1863 Ohio’s American Civil War soldiers and civilians sought to commemorate the troopers’ devotion to and service with the United States by constructing monuments … Read more

Buffington Island

The only major American Civil War combat to occur in Ohio was the Battle of Buffington Island. Confederate cavalry leader Brigadier-General John Hunt Morgan … Read more

Camp Akron

1861 With the Civil War’s outbreak, both the North and the South were ill prepared for the conflict. Ohio Governor William Dennison hoped to … Read more

Camp Ammen

With the Civil War’s outbreak, both the North and the South were ill prepared for the conflict. Ohio Governor William Dennison hoped to utilize … Read more

Camp Anderson

With the Civil War’s outbreak, both the North and the South were ill prepared for the conflict. Ohio Governor William Dennison hoped to utilize … Read more

Camp Andrews

With the Civil War's outbreak, both the North and the South were ill prepared for the conflict. Ohio Governor William Dennison hoped to utilize … Read more

Camp Brough

With the Civil War’s outbreak, both the North and the South were ill prepared for the conflict. Ohio Governor William Dennison hoped to utilize … Read more

Camp Brough (Nashville, Tennessee)

1862–1865 In 1862, Ohio units serving at Nashville, Tennessee established Camp Brough, an encampment named in honor of Ohio Governor John Brough. The camp … Read more

Camp Brown

With the Civil War’s outbreak, both the North and the South were ill prepared for the conflict. Ohio Governor William Dennison hoped to utilize … Read more