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Raffel’s Banquet Facilities

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10160 Reading Rd
Evendale, OH 45241 United States
513-563-9996 https://www.raffelscatering.com

September 2020

David Dixon, Santa Barbara, CA: Union General August Willich: Warrior for Social Justice

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raffel’s Banquet Facilities, 10160 Reading Rd
Evendale, OH 45241 United States
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Union General August Willich: Warrior for Social Justice is the biography of a Prussian army officer who renounces his nobility and joins in the failed European revolutions of 1848. He emigrates to America, edits a daily labor newspaper in Cincinnati, and becomes one of the most accomplished generals in the Union Army. This story sheds new light on the contributions of 200,000 German-Americans who fought for the Union in the Civil War. Willich’s life offers an intimate glimpse into the…

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March 2021

David Deatrick, Louisville CWRT: General Lovell Rousseau

March 18, 2021 @ 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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