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Ohio's African American Civil War Heritage
Ohio's African American Civil War Heritage: A Collection of Essays by the Research History Class of Washington High School..Washington C.H., Ohio
The above titled work by the Senior Research History Class of Washington H.S. will be a valuable addition to the Library of anyone researching USCT's in general, and Ohio's USCT's specifically.
Under the direction of Mr. Paul LaRue, Research History Teacher, at the High School these students did the research, complied the information and wrote these wonderful essays.
The Introduction written by Dr. Russell Adams, Chair of Afro-American Studies at Howard University gives an in-depth view of the initial scholarly approach to the outstanding final product of this collaborative effort.
Essays and Student Authors are:
The Lost Dead of Camp Delaware--Matt Brinkman, Cassie Dixon and Tiffany Matthews
The Black Brigade of Cincinnati--Alexandra Lightle
Grand Army of the Repbulic (GAR) Wm. Anderson Post # 244--Brandi Duncan and Jennifer North
African-American Naval Forces in the Civil War--Ben Nichols and Tiffany Matthews
The Slaves of Camp Chase--Jennifer North
The Underground Railroad in the Civil War--Seth Teter and Lyndsey Johnson
The Abduction of John Marshall--Dustin Daugherty
George Washington Williams-Soldier, Politician, Historian--Kelsey Frost and Ben Nichols
The Life of Joshua Dunbar--Bryan Young and Alan Henderson
John Taylor, USCT --Stephen Jackson, his great-great grandson
James H. Bronson, Medal of Honor Recipient--Kelsey Frost
Powhatan Beaty, Soldier and Politician--Jay Culley and Jennifer North
Robert A. Pinn, USCT--Wayne Remy
Samuel Lucas-Actor, Composer, Member of the 54th USCI--Ben Nichols
Credits and Project Description by Mr. LaRue are also included.
Books,(free, limited supply) may be obtained by contacting Mr. LaRue:
An example of the caliber of work produced by the Research History Program may be seen by viewing their Website:
USCT Burials in Ohio
Note: Our Forum Manager, Mr. Bennie McRae has been a guiding influence and has been become an "unofficial" member of the Senior Research History Class........Paul and Bennie, my hat is off to the two of you.