Thursday, June 5, 2003

Civil War buffs, books get together



By Randy McNutt
The Cincinnati Enquirer

LOVELAND - A Civil War book fair will be held at the Greater Loveland Historical Society Museum from 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, to commemorate the 140th anniversary of Morgan's Raid.

IF YOU GO
What: The Civil War Book Fair.
When: 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Greater Loveland Historical Society Museum, Riverside Drive and Park Avenue, Loveland.
Who: Civil War writers from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Many live in area communities.
Information: 683-5692
Fourteen writers will discuss their works. The fair is part of the museum's five-month exhibit recounting the raid of Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan and 2,500 horsemen in July 1863.

Writers include: James B. Cash, Unsung Heroes; Richard Crawford, Lightning Across the River and Thunder in the Valley; Ann Hagedorn, Beyond the River; Edwin A. Kramb, Buckeye Battlefields.

Tom Schiffer, Kings Mills Powder Works; Dave Smith, Compelled to Appear in Print: The Vicksburg Manuscript of General John C. Pemberton; Bing Spitler, Hero of the Republic; Robert J. Wimberg, Cincinnati and the Civil War; and Mary Ann Yannessa, Levi Coffin, Quaker.

Information: 683-5692.




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