Images in Northeast Ohio

Union General Mortimer Dormer Leggett

Leggett, Mortimer Dormer

Born on April 19, 1821 (commonly mistakenly reported as 1831), in Ithaca, New York, Leggett's parents were members of the Society of Friends. In 1837, at sixteen years of age, Leggett moved with his parents to Geauga County, Ohio, where he helped his family establish a farm. Continue Reading »

Gen. Alexander McCook and staff posed on porch near Washington, D.C.

McCook , Gen. Alexander and staff

This photograph show Columbiana County, Ohio native General Alexander McCook and his staff posed on a porch near Washington, D.C. during the American Civil War. McCook was a member of Ohio's famous "Fighting McCooks." Continue Reading »

Alexander McDowell McCook

McCook, Alexander McDowell

Columbiana County native Alexander McDowell McCook (April 22, 1831 – June 12, 1903) was a career United States Army officer, a Union general in the American Civil War and a member of Ohio's "Fighting McCooks." Continue Reading »

Brigadier General Daniel McCook

McCook, Daniel

Columbiana County, Ohio native Daniel McCook (June 20, 1798 – July 21, 1863) was an officer in the Union army during the American Civil War. He was one of two Ohio brothers who, along with 13 of their sons, became widely known as the “Fighting McCooks” for their contributions to the war effort. Continue Reading »

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