Ohio Women & the Civil War Home Front

Quaker Heritage Center announces 7th Annual Quaker Genealogy & History Conference in Waynesville

March 7, 2011

Ohio Women & the Civil War Home Front


Saturday, April 16

at Miami Monthly Meeting, 4th & High Streets, Waynesville, OH


Ohio’s political and military importance to the Union victory is widely known, but what about the vital contribution made by the state’s female population?  Join us to explore their wartime activities on the home front, focusing largely on the Soldiers Aid Societies and the Sanitary Fairs in Cleveland and Cincinnati.


~ 3:30 p.m. ~

Doing Civil War Genealogy Research workshop with Karen Campbell

~ 5:30 p.m. ~

Dinner and Guest Lecture with Dr. Kelly Selby of Walsh University


~ Registration Required by April 8~

$15 for workshop, $10 for dinner and lecture, $10 late registration fee


For registration information:

Ruth Brindle Dobyns

Quaker Heritage Center of Wilmington College

(937) 382-6661 ext. 719 or

Payment may be made at the time of registration or at the door

Thank you to our co-sponsors:


Civil War 150

Ohio Humanities Council


Clinton County Genealogy Society

Heritage Advisory Council

Museum at the Friends Home, Waynesville

Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting Records Committee

Southwest Ohio Research

Warren County Genealogy Society

Watson Library

Wilmington Public Library

Wilmington Yearly Meeting Historical Materials Committee