Stories tagged with: Civil War

April 11, 2015 - 5:13pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

You might think you know all about the Civil War, but what you don't know might surprise you.

Historian Chris Hart came out to the John McIntire Library today to share some lesser known Civil War tales with our community. We had the chance to catch up with him and learn a little bit about our shared history.

"Civil War oddities. There's all kinds of different stories that exist out there about the war. Some we've heard of, some we haven't. But I got interested a little bit...

August 9, 2014 - 5:44pm
38 weeks 2 days ago

History buffs took a sail back in time down the Mighty Muskingum today.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Convention and Visitors Bureau Hosted its 2nd annual Lorena Sternwheeler Civil War Reenactment. The Lorena made its way down the Muskingum at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00. While confederate troops stationed on the riverbed opened fire on the union held sternwheeler. We talked with Private Bob Daniels and his men right before their attack on The Lorena as he explained the strategy....

August 10, 2013 - 5:38pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

To remember the sacrifice of American soldiers. . .A Civil War Reenactment took place in Zanesville this Weekend.

The year is 1862 and the Civil War is in full effect. Both union and confederate soldiers have fired shots, witnessed casualties and have retreated back to camp. This was the backdrop for a Civil War reenactment and encampment today that took place at Riverside Park. The public watched the action from the Lorena and spoke with president Abe Lincoln and his wife about the...

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