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January 2020

Chris Burns, Cincinnati: US Grant and His Commitment to Equality

January 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Raffel’s Banquet Facilities, 10160 Reading Rd
Evendale, OH 45241 United States
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Grant's character, along with his treatment of African-Americans, American-Indians and Jews, matured from first-hand experience during the Civil War, as well as his Presidency. Grant's support and leadership in civil rights, was decades ahead of his time. He stood up for their rights, despite widespread opposition from the south and the American public. Their determination, coupled with his support, unleashed opportunities they had never experienced.

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February 2020

Christina Hartlieb, Cincinnati: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Path to Anti-Slavery Advocate

February 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Raffel’s Banquet Facilities, 10160 Reading Rd
Evendale, OH 45241 United States
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Harriet Beecher Stowe rose to fame in the 1850s as an advocate for abolition and an ally to African Americans.  By living in Cincinnati for 18 years, Stowe was able to write the anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  The book demonstrated the realities of slavery and served as a beacon for changing public opinion in the North.  The story will include a history of the Beecher families Cincinnati house and the ways in which it has continued Stowe’s legacy. 

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March 2020

David Deatrick, Louisville CWRT: General Lovell Rousseau

March 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Raffel’s Banquet Facilities, 10160 Reading Rd
Evendale, OH 45241 United States
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Rouseau led brigade at Shiloh, and led a Division at Perryville and Stones’ River. Later, he led a cavalry raid during the Atlanta Campaign, and defeated Forrest’s cavalry and infantry during Hood’s Tennessee Campaign.  After the war, he served in Congress, was involved in acquiring Alaska from Russia, and, at the time of his death, was in command of the U.S. Troops in Louisiana. Rousseau was born in Kentucky and was a lawyer in Louisville at the beginning of the…

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April 2020

Eric Wittenberg, Central Ohio CWRT: Second Winchester

April 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Raffel’s Banquet Facilities, 10160 Reading Rd
Evendale, OH 45241 United States
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The Second Battle of Winchester was critical to the success of the 1863 Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania. In three days of fighting, Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell’s Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, destroyed the command of Maj. Gen. Robert H. Milroy, who had disobeyed his orders to abandon the town and withdraw his troops. Ewell performed brilliantly during this battle, leaving the Confederate authorities to have high expectations of him. This talk will discuss the often-overlooked Second Battle of Winchester.

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