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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
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
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
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
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
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
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