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14th OVI 3rd Arkansas

Reenacting Group

The 14th OVI/3rd Arkansas is a non-profit corporation dedicated to remembering the Civil War through Living History and preservation. Our unit is based in the northwest Ohio and the southeast Michigan area. If you have questions or wish to get more information on joining our family oriented group. Please feel free to give us a shout via email.

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interesting Facts about the Civil War

Interesting Facts
  • One-third of the soldiers who fought for the Union Army were immigrants, and nearly one in 10 was African American.
  • Black Union soldiers refused their salaries for 18 months to protest being paid lower wages than white soldiers.
  • Harriet Tubman led a raid to free slaves during the Civil War.
  • Lincoln was shot at—and almost killed— nearly two years before he was assassinated.
  • Robert E. Lee’s Virginia estate was confiscated by the Union and turned into a cemetery during the war, now know as Arlington National Cemetery.
  • More men died in the Civil War than any other American conflict, and two-thirds of the dead perished from disease.