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153rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry

In the American Civil War, Ohio provided the federal government with 260 regiments of men, including infantry, artillery, and cavalry units. Ohioans also served … Read more

Anti-war Protests

During the American Civil War, nearly 330,000 Ohio men served in the Union military. Numerous Ohio civilians also supported the war effort by growing … Read more

Appomattox Campaign

March 29–April 12, 1865 Taking place during March and April 1865, the Appomattox Campaign culminated with Robert E. Lee's surrender of the Army of … Read more

Assault on Petersburg

June 15–18, 1864

Battle of Aldie

June 17, 1863 The Battle of Aldie, which took place on June 17, 1863, was the third engagement of Robert E. Lee's Gettysburg Campaign. … Read more

Battle of Amelia Springs

April 5–6, 1865 The Battle of Amelia Springs took place in Amelia County, Virginia on April 5 – 6, 1865, during the Appomattox Campaign. … Read more

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862 The Battle of Antietam, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, was the first major battle of the American Civil War … Read more

Battle of Appomattox Court House

April 9, 1865 On March 12, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Ulysses S. Grant as General-in-Chief of the Armies of the United States. Upon … Read more

Battle of Appomattox Station

April 8, 1865 The Battle of Appomattox Station took place in Appomattox County, Virginia on April 8, 1865, during Appomattox Campaign. On March 12, … Read more