All posts tagged: Civil War

This summer I’m letting my nerdy, history-loving side out to play. I’ll be exploring various spots in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana that were significant to the Civil War.

Wednesday, Bloody Wednesday

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if the picture leaves you with no words, just feelings of shock and despair? That’s how I felt after visiting the site the bloodiest one day of battle in American history.

Exploring on Sunday

Long drives on quiet Sunday mornings come with big rewards. While I was hunting Underground Railroad locations in southern Ohio, I rediscovered a nondescript white house with ties to a Civil War general and former President. It was a reminder that no matter where you begin in life, you never know where you may end up.