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Cincinnati Civil War Round Table

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Drake Center, 151 West Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45216 United States

January 2018

Medical Advancements of the Civil War by Peter J. D’Onofrio Ph.D

January 18, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Cincinnati Civil War Round Table, Drake Center, 151 West Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45216 United States

The Civil War was the first modern war and resulted in the highest number of U.S. casualties per capita of any of our wars as between 750,00 and 850,000 men perished (approximately 8 million in today’s population), including roughly 50,000 civilians; 25% of those involved died . What is not appreciated, even now, is the rapid advances made by American medicine that were stimulated by this conflict. This presentation will inform the audience of the background, procedures, and personnel that…

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October 2017

John P. Slough, the 1st Colorado,& Glorieta Pass

October 19, 2017 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Cincinnati Civil War Round Table, Drake Center, 151 West Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45216 United States

John Potts Slough, a Cincinnati native, was colonel of the 1st Colorado Volunteer Infantry. Richard Miller’s talk will focus on Slough’s efforts to organize, train, and lead the hard-drinking and free-spirited Colorado volunteers to their victory at Glorieta Pass in March of 1862. Shortly after the battle, Slough abruptly resigned his command, claiming that he feared for his life from his own men. Dick will discuss Slough’s disastrous relationship with the 1st Colorado, the relationship’s impact on the Colorado Volunteers’…

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