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Ohio Governor William Allen

Allen, William

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Brigadier General Thomas M. Anderson

Anderson, Thomas MacArthur

Ohioan Thomas MacArthur Anderson rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel during the American Civil War and remained in the regular army after the conflict, retiring as a brigadier general in January 1900. His father, William Marshall Anderson, was a Copperhead, while one of his uncles, Robert Anderson, was the Union commander at the Battle of Fort Sumter, the first engagement of the Civil War. Full Image »

Lincoln, Pinkerton and McClelland at Antietam

Antietam, Battle of - Lincoln, Pinkerton and McClelland

This photo taken by Alexander Gardner shows Pinkerton, Lincoln and McClellan soon after the Battle of Antietam. Full Image »

Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard

Beauregard, P.G.T.

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was an American military leader. As a general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, Beauregard served in the Eastern and Western theaters and was the victorious field commander at the First Battle of Bull Run near Manassas, Virginia on July 21, 1861. Full Image »

Confederate General Braxton Bragg

Bragg, Braxton

Braxton Bragg was a Confederate general during the American Civil War who served as a principal commander in the Western theater and later as a military advisor to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Full Image »

John Cabell Breckinridge

Breckinridge, John Cabell

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Union General William T.H. Brooks

Brooks, William Thomas Harbaugh

Ohioan William Thomas Harbaugh Brooks was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Full Image »

Ohio Governor John Brough

Brough, John

John Brough (pronounced "bruff") served as Ohio governor from January 11, 1864 to August 29, 1865. Full Image »

Union General Don Carlos Buell

Buell, Don Carlos

Native Ohioan Don Carlos Buell was a Union general during the American Civil War who directed the Department of the Ohio and commanded the Army of the Ohio in the Western Theater. Buell's army helped turn the tide to a Union victory at the Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862). Buell also forced Braxton Bragg to retreat from Kentucky in the autumn of 1862, ending the Confederate Heartland Campaign. Full Image »

Union General Ambrose Burnside

Burnside, Ambrose

Ambrose Burnside was one of five generals to command the Union Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War. He also served as the commander of the Department of the Ohio, where he worked diligently to weaken Peace Democrat and Copperhead opposition to the Union war effort. Full Image »

Union Brigadier General Samuel Spriggs Carroll

Carroll, Samuel Spriggs

Although not from Ohio, Samuel Spriggs Carroll served as colonel of the Eighth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry for a portion of the American Civil War. Full Image »

Battle of Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Battle of

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Battle of Chickamauga

Chickamauga, Battle of

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Union Brevet Brigadier General John E. Cummins

Cummins, John E.,

Brevet Brigadier General John E. Cummins commanded the Eighth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. Full Image »

Confederate General Jubal Early

Early, Jubal Anderson

Jubal Anderson Early was a prominent Confederate general during the American Civil War. His Army of the Valley battled Ohioan and Union General Philip Sheridan's force for control of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley in 1864 and early 1865. Full Image »

First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Lincoln

Emancipation Proclamation - First Reading by Abraham Lincoln

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Ford's Theater as it was in 1865

Ford's Theater - As it was in 1865

Exterior of Ford's Theater, where President Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, around 1868. Full Image »

Chair occupied by Pres. Lincoln, Ford's Theater

Ford's Theater - Chair Occupied by President Lincoln

Photograph of the chair President was sitting in at Ford's Theater when he was shot by John Wilkes Booth. Full Image »

Ford's Theater, Wash. D.C.

Ford's Theater - circa 1860-1880

Exterior of Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, from around 1860-1880. Full Image »

President's Box at Ford Theater

Ford's Theater - President's Box

Photograph of the President's box at Ford's Theater where President Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth. Full Image »

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