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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SC&A and the Community

Beginning in 2007, Wright State University’s Regional Summit sought ways to connect, invigorate, and engage leaders across disciplines and industries from across the Dayton, West Central Regions to help define and shape how Wright State University could work and serve … Continue reading

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