General William T. Sherman was born in this house in 1820. When his father Charles died in 1829, he left his widow, Mary Hoyt Sherman, with eleven children. The home and its furnishings reflect the lifestyle of the remarkable Sherman Family. Civil War exhibits and Sherman Family memorabilia located on the second floor.
Camp Chase, the largest camp in the area, was used for training Union soldiers. Later, it served as a prison for captured Confederates. Camp Chase is one of the largest Confederate cemeteries in the north, with over 2,000 prisoners buried there.
Buffington Island State Memorial commemorates the only significant Civil War battle that took place on Ohio soil. Here, the Union army routed a column of Confederate cavalry commanded by Gen. John Hunt Morgan in 1863.