Saturday, April 16, 2011

Civil War Remembrance

President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by Gerald Payn of Wooster, Ohio, sits with other distinguished guests from the Ohio National Guard, Ohio Historical Society and Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board during Ohio’s Civil War 150th Anniversary Ceremony Sunday, April 10, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio. The ceremony commemorated the sesquicentennial of the first Ohio unit federalized during the American Civil War. (Ohio National Guard Photo/Capt. Matt Molinski) (Released)

Photo Of The Day answer: Lincoln commanded a rifle company of the 4th Regiment of Mounted Volunteers, 31st Regiment of the Illinois Militia during the Black Hawk War in 1832.

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