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Treatment of prisoners of war still point of contention

June 29, 2015 Many things about our Civil War are still being discussed. more »»

 
 
 
Firsthand observations help educate others about war experiences

June 15, 2015 Elliott Grabill was a member of Company C of the 7th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He served with many of the Trumbull County men also in that regiment. more »»

Reports turn to political issues

June 8, 2015 On June 6, 1865, 150 years ago in Civil War history, Confederate prisoners of war who were willing to take the oath of allegiance were declared released by President Johnson. more »»

Thousands attend grand review of armies

May 25, 2015 On May 18, 1865, the War Department ordered a grand review in Washington, D. C ., of the main Northern Armies the Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. more »»

Rebel soldiers head home after the war

May 4, 2015 Former Warren schools superintendent Gen. Jacob Dolson Cox’s role in the war may have ended April 26, 1865, when Confederate Gen. Joseph Johnston surrendered to Gen. William T. more »»

Lincoln dies in assassination 150 years ago

April 20, 2015 The following are excerpts from the New York Times during the painfully sad events of the death of President Abraham Lincoln: ¯ AWFUL EVENT Pres. more »»

Chronicle reports surrender at Appomattox

April 12, 2015 One hundred and fifty years ago today, April 12, 1965, the weekly issue of the Western Reserve Chronicle was eagerly awaited by its readers in Warren and Trumbull County and the surrounding areas o... more »»

Correspondence details the fall of Richmond

March 30, 2015 North Carolina correspondence concerning local regiments and late news concerning the fall of Richmond: “Editors Chronicle: “Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by the Son of... more »»

Gen. Sherman takes on an old adversary

March 16, 2015 During this week in the Civil War 150 years ago the most notable military engagement was the Battle of Bentonville in North Carolina, which took place March 19-21, 1865, between the Union army... more »»

Union general holds the line in North Carolina

March 9, 2015 Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg attacked Maj. Gen. Jacob Cox’s advanced men on March 7, 1865. Cox held the line for two days in what was called the Battle of Kinston in North Carolina. more »»

Some news from Camp Chase in Columbus

March 2, 2015 The Western Reserve Chronicle continues to publish correspondence from local men serving the Union cause in the war and this week provides a letter from Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio, where new... more »»

Trumbull troops take part in battle

February 16, 2015 One hundred and fifty years ago this week in Civil War history the most notable event was the on-going battle for the city of Wilmington, N.C. more »»

Death toll was heavy at Salisbury

February 2, 2015 First Lt. Ezra A. more »»

The ‘March to the Sea’

January 26, 2015 The famed “March to The Sea” has been written about extensively throughout our history. It was an extremely dynamic expedition orchestrated by the much-maligned Gen. William T. Sherman. more »»

Sherman began march on S.C. 150 years ago

January 19, 2015 Civil War hostilities were at a low ebb 150 years ago this week. The biggest news was created by Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman — “Cump” to his friends. On Jan. more »»

Warren soldier tells role in Sherman’s foragers

January 12, 2015 This week 150 years ago in Civil War history, Jan. 15, 1865, Gen. William T. Sherman’s Army crossed the Savannah River into South Carolina. Sherman had gone by steamer to Beaufort, S.. more »»

Troops celebrate Christmas at camps in South

December 29, 2014 During the movements of the armies we seldom hear of the circumstance in which they celebrate the holiday period. The Seventh Ohio was near Romney, Va., for winter camp during Christmas time of 186. more »»

Ice blockade delays battle in Tennessee

December 15, 2014 The Battle of Nashville was fought on Dec. 15 and 16, 1864, 150 years ago this week in Civil War history. After the battle of Franklin on Nov. 30, the Union Army withdrew to Nashville, Tenn. more »»

Accounts praise Trumbull leaders in battle

December 8, 2014 The Western Reserve Chronicle of Dec. 14, 1864, published firsthand accounts of the Battle of Franklin, Tenn., on the editorial page. Extracts from a private letter detailed Gen. more »»

Trumbull sees epic casualties

December 1, 2014 November, 1864. As a follow up of last week’s article by Harry Schoger concerning the Battle of Franklin Tenn., the participation of Trumbull County cannot be understated. Nov. more »»

Battle of Franklin proved significant this week

November 24, 2014 One hundred fifty years ago this week in Civil War history the most notable event, particularly for Trumbull County, was the Battle of Franklin (Tennessee) on Nov. 30, 1864. more »»

 
 
 

 

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