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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 »»

Union general cuts off rival from Nashville

November 17, 2014 By CAROLE BABYAK Special to the Tribune Chronicle Nov. 17, 1864 Gen. Paul Schofield ordered his most reliable General, Jacob Cox to get between Confederate Gen. more »»

1864 voters give it to Lincoln

November 10, 2014 The Western Reserve Chronicle of Wednesday, Nov. more »»

Gen. Grant plan was to cut railroad

October 27, 2014 This week in Civil War history 150 years ago a notable engagement in the Eastern Theater was the Battle of Boydton Plank Road (also known as Battle of Burgess Mill). more »»

Citizen general leads 23rd through Tennessee

October 20, 2014 Oct. 21, 1864, Gen. Paul Schofield returned to his army resting near Decatur, Georgia. Ge. more »»

Political opinions mix in

October 15, 2014 The Western Reserve Chronicle army correspondence 150 years ago this week featured a letter from John D. more »»

A last letter home

October 13, 2014 The Western Reserve Chronicle published a final letter from Capt. Ambrose C. Mason of Company C, 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, to his parents, Hiram T. and Margaret Mason of Niles. Capt. more »»

Trumbull casualties mounted with 7th

October 6, 2014 By LARRY HARDMAN Special to the Tribune Chronicle In Civil War history 150 years ago, the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry was released in Cleveland from its duty in the Army. more »»

USCT local earns Medal of Honor

September 29, 2014 During this week 150 years ago in the Civil War, the biggest military engagement was the Battle of Peebles Farm, which was fought on the Petersburg-Richmond front (Virginia) from Sept. 30 to Oct. . more »»



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