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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 »»

Ohioan honored for actions during Civil War

September 22, 2014 In September 1864, Isaac Gause received recognition for capturing the 8th South Carolina Infantry flag. For this capture of the men and the flag, Isaac received the Medal of Honor. more »»

Niles soldier’s family gets his last letter sent to home

September 15, 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. more »»

Correspondence sheds light on Sherman’s plan

September 8, 2014 The following letters are part of the “Official Records” of The Union and Confederate Armies during the Civil War. more »»

Atlanta fell 150 years ago

September 1, 2014 During this week in the Civil War 150 years ago the biggest news was the fall of Atlanta, Ga., into Union hands. more »»

Local troops on way to Atlanta with Sherman

August 25, 2014 The evening of Aug. 25, 1864, was the beginning of Gen. William T. Sherman’s move on Atlanta. Ralsa Rice of the 125th OVI and troops in the 105th OVI were aware of the preparations. more »»

Soldier tells story to his parents in Farmington

August 18, 2014 In the summer of 1863, a vast cavalry depot was established at Giesnoro Point in the District of Columbia, which gave the Union Army the horse power to challenge the Confederacy’s mounted units. more »»

Soldiers from Trumbull deserve recognition

August 11, 2014 When the War of the Rebellion began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter, most Trumbull County natives were going about their lives as they normally would. more »»

Battle aims to cut access to water

August 4, 2014 During this week in the Civil War 150 years ago a key naval engagement, The Battle of Mobile Bay, was fought. At the very beginning of the war the Union’s highest ranking office military officer, Gen. more »»

 
 
 

 

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