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Athens Civil War Roundtable


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Athens Civil War Roundtable Everyone is welcome to attend a presentation by Steve Ball, of Columbus, to the Athens Civil War Roundtable. The program will feature American songs from just before and during the Civil War, illustrating popular opinion surrounding America’s bloodiest conflict. Several featured songs were written by women, contextualizing the rising prominence of… Read More

Civil War Seminar


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This one-day event features William T. Sherman biographer James L. McDonough. Joining him are Andrew K. Carlson from Capital University (“Forty Acres and a Mule”) and Brien Schoen from Ohio University (“Ohio’s Internal War”). Tickets are $45 and include lunch and a free tour of the Sherman House Museum. Reservations due by May 1. Hosted… Read More

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Ulysses S. Grant By Himself


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Dr. E. C. (Curt) Fields Jr., is the preeminent portrayer of Ulysses S. Grant in the country. He is an avid and lifelong student of the American Civil War. His interest in portraying General/President Grant is driven by that study and his deep respect and admiration for Grant. Dr. Fields is the same physical size… Read More

William T. Sherman’s 199th Birthday Party


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This is the first step in “Sherman’s March to 200,” a year-long celebration leading to the bicentennial of Lancaster, Ohio’s most famous resident, William Tecumseh Sherman. And everyone is invited to the party! We’re serving light refreshments made by Ale House 1890 and birthday cake by The Confectionary, with a cash bar to quench your thirst. DJ… Read More

The Great Locomotive Chase


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The Civil War Roundtable at the Sherman House Museum in Lancaster, Ohio, returns Jan. 16 with the story of the legendary Great Locomotive Chase. Jim Kehn, a retired railroader and former engineer, will tell the story of the Union plot to capture a locomotive called the General. Also known as Andrews’ Raid, this daring attempt… Read More