General James Garfield and
Cleveland in the Civil War covers the miliary life of our twentieth
president and how the city of Cleveland contributed to the Northern cause.
Garfield entered the volunteer army as a Colonel with no experience and
advanced to Major General in just two years. He led an army in the battle of
Middle Creek and served as Chief of Staff for General Rosecrans at the Battle
The city of Cleveland sent a number
of highly regarded regiments to the Union Army as well as sending food,
supplies and money to the military. The city held a Sanitary Fair which was one
of the most successful in the Northern states.
Victory on Two Fronts is the
story of the Cleveland Indians and Baseball during World War II and beyond. The
attack on Pearl Harbor propelled the United States into war and changed the
face of a nation as well as our national game. Baseball had to adapt to stay
alive and provide entertainment for a population immersed in war jobs and
support for our soldiers overseas. The game survived minus the most popular
stars in Bob Feller, Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio. After the war ended, Bill
Veeck bought the Indians and led the team to the 1948 pennant and World Series.
Veeck broke the color barrier in the American League by signing Larry Doby in
The answer? Ohio is very,
very weird…and proud of it, too!
Join paranormal researcher and author, James A. Willis on this wild romp through his favorite weird
places in Ohio. Along the way, we will check out a field of giant
concrete corncobs, the world’s largest crystal ball, the enigmatic
Boy with the Boot statue, and a gravestone with the imprint of a
bloody horseshoe on it.
Of course, we’ll have to swing by and see
some haunted houses like Franklin Castle. We might even do a little
“time” inside Mansfield Reformatory. Wherever we go, I’m sure
everyone will enjoy this very weird ride!