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150th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry

1864 In the American Civil War, Ohio provided the federal government with 260 regiments of men, including infantry, artillery, and cavalry units. Ohioans also … Read more

2nd Ohio Battery (Ohio National Guard)

1864 In the American Civil War, Ohio provided the federal government with 260 regiments of men, including infantry, artillery, and cavalry units. Ohioans also … Read more

Alexander McDowell McCook

April 22, 1831 – June 12, 1903 Major General Alexander McDowell McCook, who served as a divisional and a corps commander with the Army … Read more

American Civil War Military Units

During the American Civil War, essentially four basic types of military units fought in the conflict. These units consisted of cavalry units, infantry units, … Read more

Anson George McCook

October 10, 1835– December 30, 1917 A member of the famed "Fighting McCooks," Brevet Brigadier General Anson McCook participated in the Battle of Bull … 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

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

Benjamin Franklin Wade

October 27, 1800 – March 2, 1878 Benjamin Wade was a U.S. Senator from Ohio, a founder of the Republican Party, and a harsh … 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 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