Monthly Archives: October 2011

1st OVI Receives Equipment

On October 31, 1861, the 1st OVI moved from Camp Corwin, near Dayton, Ohio to Cincinnati.  On November 4, arms and equipment were issued.  Albert Kern, in his 1918 history of the 1st OVI, writes that the men were given … Continue reading

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Ghosts of My Friends

The best in this kind are but Shadows…. ~ William Shakespeare Directions: Sign your name along the fold of the paper with a full pen of ink, and then double the page over without using blotting paper. So opens the … Continue reading

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Boo! Halloween in Dayton.

Halloween is a holiday known for its celebration and superstition on the night of October 31st. Traditional activities include trick-or-treating, costume parties, haunted houses, watching horror films, and carving jack-o-lanterns. Halloween has become a tradition for people of all ages … Continue reading

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