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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:
Paul LaRue
Research History Class
Washington High School
Washington C.H., Ohio 43160

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.

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