Entries Tagged 'Civil War'

Time and Again

By Dennis E. Powell | Mar 22, 2023 at 10:52 PM

I look at it every year and every year it looks a little different from how it looked the year before.

It's All Around Us

By Dennis E. Powell | Feb 15, 2023 at 10:43 PM

There’s a tremendous reward in learning local history. I say this as one who vigorously avoided learning any history of the area where I grew up, in central Missouri. I have great affection for the kind of people who won’t let local historical questions rest. They have to learn the answers to those questions. I have tendencies in that direction, too, though my laziness threshold is high and I’ll go looking only if the questions hold the potential of having really interesting answers.

A Small Ohio Battle Illustrates the Richness of Local History

By Dennis E. Powell | Jul 15, 2021 at 9:31 AM

If you look in some of the history books, you’ll learn that the only significant battle in Ohio in the Civil War was fought at Buffington Island in Meigs County.