|Regimental Colors of the 61st Ohio Volunteers|
In recognition of the start of the greatest trial the United States has faced, I want to acknowledge my ancestors who served their country in this war.
My great-great-great grandfather Samuel Leet Fite who served in Company C of the 66th Indiana Infantry.
My great-great-great grandfather Thomas Beasley who served in Company A of the 12th Indiana Infantry.
My great-great grandfather who served in Company B of the 61st Ohio Infantry.
My great-great-great grandfather Henry Dunn who served in Company K of the 159th Ohio Infantry.
You can browse photos from the National Archives here.
|12 Indiana Infantry Monument at Vicksburg
|61st Ohio Volunteers Gettysburg Monument|
150th Anniversary of "The Late Unpleasantness" was originally published on Grace Presbyterian Church