Presentations

Upcoming Presentations and Interviews

“African American Soldiers during the U.S. Civil War,” Combat Morale Podcast with Dr. Tom Thorpe, Season 1, Episode 3, January 20, 2022

Letters Home: Ohioans and Their Wartime Correspondence,” Cleveland Grays Armory Museum , Cleveland , Ohio, March 7, 2022

Letters Home: Ohioans and Their Civil War Correspondence,” Kent Civil War Society, Kent , Ohio, April 12, 2022 (additional details forthcoming)

“Ohio Women and the Civil War Home Front,” Civil War Symposium sponsored by the Cadot-Blessing Camp #126 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and the Battle of Buffington Island Preservation Foundation, Bossard Memorial Library, Gallipolis, Ohio, May 7, 2022 (additional details forthcoming)

Letters Home: Ohioans and Their Wartime Correspondence,” Coshocton Friends of the Library, Coshocton, Ohio, June 28, 2022

Selected Past Talks and Media

“The 27th United States Colored Troops,” Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable, Wheeling, WV, November 6, 2021

“The 27th United States Colored Troops,” Western North Carolina Civil War Roundtable, virtual, October 11, 2021

“Remembering the Black Soldiers that Won the Civil War,” episode 5 of Ohio v. the World with Alex Hastie, podcast. June 14, 2021

“Remembering the United States Colored Troops Who Helped Win the Civil War,” interviewed by Javonte Anderson. USA Today, May 31, 2021

“Black Men in Blue: The Civil War, Ohioans, and the 27th United States Colored Troops,” for the General William H. Lytle Camp #10, Department of Ohio, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Ironton, Ohio, May 29, 2021. Ironton Tribune, June 3, 2021

Ohioans and their Wartime Correspondence, ”  Sandusky Library, Virtual Brown Bag History, March 16, 12:00 p.m.

“Ohio Women in the Civil War Home Front,” Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley, March 18, 7:00 p.m.

“Condolence Letters from the United States Colored Troops,” with Jake Wynn of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, February 19, 2021. Thank you to everyone who watched live!

H-Civ War Round Table on the African American Family, February 9, 2021

“Black Men in Blue: The Civil War, Ohioans, and the United States Colored Troops,” for the Mohican Historical Society, The Cleo Redd Fisher Museum’s Speaker Series, Loudonville, Ohio, November 18, 2019

“The United States Colored Troops and their Service as Guards in Civil War Prisons,” Quincy Gilmore Civil War Round Table of Lorain County, Elyria, Ohio, November 4, 2019

“Ohio Women and the Civil War Home Front,” Peninsula Foundation Civil War Lecture Series, GAR Hall, Peninsula, Ohio, July 25, 2019

“Letters Home: Ohioans and Their Wartime Correspondence,” Milan Public Library, Milan, Ohio, May 18, 2019

“U.S. Colored Troops as Prison Guards on C-Span, taped at the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, Spotsylvania, Virginia, August 4, 2017

For Their Own Cause: The 27th United States Colored Troops, Golden Opportunities, show #836, WKYC, Cleveland, Ohio, March 26, 2017

Plenary Panel: The Future of Midwestern History, Finding the Lost Region, Second Annual Midwestern History Conference, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 1, 2016

“‘I Have Seen More since I Left Home than I Ever Supposed There was in the World’: Black Soldiers, Midwestern Community Correspondence, and the Civil War,” The Midwest and the Civil War Panel, Finding the Lost Region, Second Annual Midwestern History Conference, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 1, 2016