Civil War

03/05/2012 - 1:33am
In rememberance of the Civil War sesquicentennial, the Athens County Historical Society and Museum put on a Civil War ball at the Ohio University Inn were historical impersonators dressed up as...
10/03/2011 - 11:39am
Tonight, a Harvard-educated history professor will argue that the history of wars and military interventions in the United States do not contradict historical perspectives of the country’s...
11/13/2012 - 2:11am
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Ohio University’s Army ROTC Bobcat Battalion traveled during Veterans Day weekend to the battleground of a major turning point in the 1863 Civil War. About 20 people...
05/03/2012 - 2:28am
Walking down Athens’ streets provides students with the familiar buildings they have come to know. However, the places that might be commonplace to students now were once full of stories and...
02/16/2012 - 2:16am
Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part weekly series for the month of February exploring black history in Athens County. In the fall of 1881, Christopher C. Davis — a...
11/10/2011 - 3:52am
Americans will dedicate their time and thoughts Friday in remembrance of the nation’s veterans. But one Athens native, Pvt. William L. Hooper, and his story will be saluted by local Camp No....
10/27/2011 - 12:09am
A human body shows signs of decomposition as little as three hours after the heart’s final beat. Blood gathers, creating bruise-like blotches as it succumbs to gravity while the skin turns...
04/14/2011 - 6:33am
Night lingered in the early morning hours, when the wail of missiles suddenly split the silence. Every fiery vein was reflected in the harbor’s water as Confederate troops pressed closer to the...

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