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Ohio’s Unknown Generals

Generals Ulysses S. Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman, and Phil Sheridan; and future presidents Hayes, Garfield and McKinley get most of the attention focused on Ohioans in the Civil War. But what about the more than 200 other Ohioans who served as generals in the Union Army? Learn about these lesser-known soldiers from the Buckeye State whose heroism and bravery matched their famous counterparts.

Mark HolbrookMark Holbrook is a native Ohioan, graduate of The Ohio State University and an avid student of history. Mark has been a Civil War reenactor for more than 15 years and has given numerous lectures to adults and children about the life of a Civil War soldier. An author of several articles on the Civil War and reenacting, Mark is the editor of the regimental history of the 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.  In addition to overseeing the Society’s marketing, Mark portrays historic characters for Society events, acts in the Echoes in Time theatre series at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus.