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Tag Archives: Civil War

Driving With Darbee: Camp Chase Memorial Service

Historian Jeff Darbee at Camp Chase cemetery.

Camp Chase in the Hilltop is the final resting place for 2,200 Confederate soldiers.

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Notable Women of Columbus: Mary Ann Bickerdyke

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Timeline: Gen. Sherman’s Rise Through the Ranks and March to the Sea

While many are familiar with Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea during the Civil War, few know that Sherman is a native of Central Ohio, having grown up in Lancaster. As we researched Lancaster for this week’s episode, it became clear that Sherman’s connection to the city remains very important today. In learning more about Sherman, we […]

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Civil War Re-enactors

Civil War Reenactors

Learn how re-enactors all over the country hone their craft to help preserve Civil War battlefields from Mark Holbrook, a 30-year veteran who rose through the ranks.

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From the Vault: First Ohio Flag, Warren Harding Gown, Civil War Sword

The first Ohio state flag at the Ohio History Connection.

Go inside the Ohio History Connection for a look at the first Ohio flag, a gown worn by future President Warren G Harding and a Civil War presentation sword.

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