Stephen A. Powers, Part 2: Young Enough to Serve His Country

In recognition of the 160th anniversary of the Civil War in 2021, the following is part of a series highlighting my Civil War ancestors. (Spoiler alert! Click here for Part 1 to learn about Stephen A. Powers' Civil War story before continuing with Part 2.) Image of Stephen A. Powers from the ÔÇťAtlas of Steuben … Continue reading Stephen A. Powers, Part 2: Young Enough to Serve His Country

Stephen A. Powers, Part 1: Young Enough to Serve His Country

In recognition of the 160th anniversary of the Civil War in 2021, the following is part of a series highlighting my Civil War ancestors. Image of Stephen A. Powers from the "Atlas of Steuben Co., Indiana," Chicago: J.H. Beers & Co., 1880, page 43. An urgent memo from President Abraham Lincoln to Indiana Governor Oliver … Continue reading Stephen A. Powers, Part 1: Young Enough to Serve His Country