May 25 - Civil War Personalities

May 25 (Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.) Civil War Personalities

Civil War historian and author Gene Schmiel will highlight a variety of people, famous and unsung, black and white, Union and Confederate, who influenced the outcome and aftermath of the conflict. Schmiel has written several books related to the Civil War, including six books in his series, "Civil War Personalities: 50 At a Time" as well as an award-winning biography of Oberlinian, Civil War General, and Ohio Governor Jacob Cox, the namesake of Oberlin College’s administration building. Schmiel holds a PhD in History from The Ohio State University. His website is and his books can be found at

This free 40-minute Zoom program will end with a Q&A session. Advance registration is required using the registration link here. Registrants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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