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November 11, 2017

Today- I sit here with bit of Writers block.  Maybe I sit here with it do to the fact that I have to go to work in just a few hours instead of spending it with my SUVCW Brothers, or maybe, and more likely, it's because I haven't had anywhere near coffee!  Maybe I shoul...

June 5, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee WI, a Veteran of the 9th Indiana Co H was honored with a new headstone.  His old headstone was in outstanding condition, minus one important fact...His name was wrong, not even close to the correct name.

But I...

April 4, 2017

Many of us know that there is a Cemetery by the Airport, but how many of us really have ever really visited or know about any of the pioneers of Porter County that are buried there?

While working on my Civil War Project I first went to the Cemetery over a year ago to ve...

February 28, 2017

This morning, I continued my research necessary to fill out the needed applications for New Headstones for Civil War Vets and a Spanish American Vet.  I decided to focus my energy and many cups of coffee on the Spanish American War Vet on my List.  

When we look ba...

February 21, 2017

As I sat down nearly 6 hours ago to write this blog, I got all the way finished, and realized just how personal MOH is to me.  It is not just about the building (although that is an amazing building).  It was about the history, the history that lives in the walls, in t...

February 1, 2017

OL Moffitt an Old Time Resident and Veteran of the Civil War called by death.

Othniel Looker Moffitt was born on leap day- Feb 29th 1844 to Benjamin and Clarissa Moffitt in Germany.  He was a Farmer by trade, and was married to Sarah E Dutton on Feb 13th, 1868 in Jasper...

January 29, 2017

Edward Cole Osborn was born to Daniel and Carthaett Osborn in Bronson Ohio on September 3, 1834.  He married Mary Elizabeth Hineline on April 2, 1861, just 10 days before the start of the Civil War, a war that lost more Americans before and since.  Edward spent of the...

January 23, 2017

David Krausgrill was born to Phillip Krasugrill and Mary Keller on Jan 2, 1848 in Harrison County Kentucky.  At the age of 16 he enlisted into the 13th Indiana Cav on April 2, 1864 and mustered out on November 18th 1865.  It should be noted he was 1 of three 3 brothers...

January 20, 2017

Solomon Allen

Solomon C Allen  Born in Ohio on May 05, 1843 to the parents of Benjamin Allen and Clarissa Herssey both of New York.  Solomon joined the 5th Indiana Calvary (90th Regiment) Co I on August 1, 1862 for a 3 year enlistment.  He was discharged on June 26, 186...

January 17, 2017

A couple of articles I found from Porter County Vidette 12/23/1880 P3C4,  

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