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Union General Philip Sheridan

Sheridan, Philip Henry

Philip Henry Sheridan was a prominent Union general during the American Civil War and a career army officer, who rose to the position of general-in-chief of the United States Army before his death in 1888. Despite his successful career, Continue Reading »

Union General William T. Sherman

Sherman, William Tecumseh

Celebrated in the North and reviled in the South, Ohioan William Tecumseh Sherman was a prominent Union general during the American Civil War. An accomplished soldier and able leader, Sherman is best remembered for warring against civilians during the Savannah and Carolina campaigns, which left a swath of destruction across the South during the latter part of the war. Continue Reading »

Union Brigadier General John Potts Slough

Slough, John Potts

Ohioan John Potts Slough was a brigadier-general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Continue Reading »

Union Major General James Blair Steedman

Steedman, James Blair

During the American Civil War, Ohioan James Blair Steedman attained the rank of major general in the Union military and played a pivotal role in the Battle of Chickamauga and in the defense of Nashville, Tennessee in 1864. Continue Reading »

Congressional Medal of Honor winner Wager Swayne

Swayne, Wager

Ohioan Wager Swayne was a Congressional Medal of Honor during the American Civil War. Continue Reading »

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