Cincinnati & The Civil War contains uniforms, weapons, and equipment of the common soldier as well as photographs, letters, and posters from the museum's collection. Among the most impressive items is a wall-sized flag of the 10th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, led by Colonel William H. Lytle, as well as a large mural of the legendary pontoon bridge that saved Cincinnati from Confederate attack.
|Union army crosses the pontoon bridge from Cincinnati into Covington.|
|Uniform, weapons, and photographs of Colonel William H. Lytle.|
|Military swords with a .52 Gwyn & Campbell Carbine, manufactured in Hamilton, Ohio.|
|Medical and amputation tools.|
Free and open to the public through January 13th, Cincinnati & The Civil War is a fascinating display of local history that is not to be missed.