Ohio

Boundaries and Extent. — Bounded north by the State of Michigan and Lake Erie ; east by the States of Pennsylvania and Virginia, being separated from the latter by the Ohio River; south by said river, which divides it from Kentucky ; and west by the State of Indiana. The Ohio River washes the border of the state, through its numerous meanderings, for a distance of over 430 miles. From the time when the first census was taken, a period of only 60 years, the number of inhabitants has been augmented from 3000 to nearly 2,000,000....(Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)
Place Unit Type
State or Province
Containing Unit
Name Type
Adams County, OH County
Allen County, OH County
Ashland County, OH County
Ashtabula County, OH County
Athens County, OH County
Auglaize County, OH County
Belmont County, OH County
Brown County, OH County
Butler County, OH County
Carroll County, OH County
Champaign County, OH County
Clark County, OH County
Clermont County, OH County
Clinton County, OH County
Columbiana County, OH County
Coshocton County, OH County
Crawford County, OH County
Cuyahoga County, OH County
Darke County, OH County
Defiance County, OH County
Delaware County, OH County
Erie County, OH County
Fairfield County, OH County
Fayette County, OH County
Franklin County, OH County
Fulton County, OH County
Gallia County, OH County
Geauga County, OH County
Greene County, OH County
Guernsey County, OH County
Hamilton County, OH County
Hancock County, OH County
Hardin County, OH County
Harrison County, OH County
Henry County, OH County
Highland County, OH County
Hocking County, OH County
Holmes County, OH County
Huron County, OH County
Jackson County, OH County
Jefferson County, OH County
Knox County, OH County
Lake County, OH County
Lawrence County, OH County
Licking County, OH County
Logan County, OH County
Lorain County, OH County
Lucas County, OH County
Madison County, OH County
Mahoning County, OH County
Marion County, OH County
Medina County, OH County
Meigs County, OH County
Mercer County, OH County
Miami County, OH County
Monroe County, OH County
Montgomery County, OH County
Morgan County, OH County
Morrow County, OH County
Muskingum County, OH County
Noble County, OH County
Ottawa County, OH County
Paulding County, OH County
Perry County, OH County
Pickaway County, OH County
Pike County, OH County
Portage County, OH County
Preble County, OH County
Putnam County, OH County
Richland County, OH County
Ross County, OH County
Sandusky County, OH County
Scioto County, OH County
Seneca County, OH County
Shelby County, OH County
Stark County, OH County
Summit County, OH County
Trumbull County, OH County
Tuscarawas County, OH County
Union County, OH County
Van Wert County, OH County
Vinton County, OH County
Warren County, OH County
Washington County, OH County
Wayne County, OH County
Williams County, OH County
Wood County, OH County
Wyandot County, OH County
Date Title
Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Fugitive Slaves," January 10, 1848
New York Times, "Runaway Slaves," November 26, 1852
New York Times, “Woman’s Rights,” March 27, 1857
New York Times, “The Dred Scott Decision in the Ohio Legislature,” April 11, 1857
New York Times, “The Ohio Legislature and the Slavery Question,” April 22, 1857
New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “The New Nullification,” May 2, 1857
New York Times, “Important from the South,” June 23, 1857
New York Times, “A Negro Assailing a White Man,” August 10, 1857
New York Times, “The Fall Elections,” October 17, 1857
New York Herald, "The Late Meeting of Maryland Slaveholders," July 23, 1858
Newark (OH) Advocate, “The English Bill in Kansas,” September 29, 1858
Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, “A Great Ado about Nothing,” October 19, 1858
Ripley (OH) Bee, “Desperate Conflict with a Runaway Negro,” November 6, 1858
New York Herald, “The Case of Douglas vs. Fitch," January 25, 1859
Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Correspondence of the Mercury," April 15, 1859
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Reflex of Opinion,” April 22, 1859
Newark (OH) Advocate, “Carrying Concealed Weapons a Criminal Offense,” April 27, 1859
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Langston Sentenced,” May 12, 1859
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “You Don’t Know the People of Ohio,” May 25, 1859
Boston (MA) Liberator, “Letter from the Hon. J. R. Giddings,” May 27, 1859
Boston (MA) Liberator, “The Supreme Court of Wisconsin,” June 17, 1859
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Important Decision,” July 14, 1859
Abraham Lincoln to Samuel Galloway, July 28, 1859
Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Open Declaration of Hostilities,” August 31, 1859
William T. Bascom to Abraham Lincoln, September 1, 1859
Abraham Lincoln to Salmon Portland Chase, September 21, 1859
Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “In a Nut Shell,” October 6, 1859
William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, October 29, 1859
Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "A Good Sign," November 3, 1859
Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "The Devil Not As Black As He Is Painted," November 24, 1859
William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, December 12, 1859
Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Northern Sentiment,” December 19, 1859
Newark (OH) Advocate, “Mr. Douglas and the Presidency,” December 23, 1859
Boston (MA) Herald, “A Conflict of the Races in Canada,” January 23, 1860
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Census,” February 17, 1860
New York Herald, “Trouble among the Republican President Makers,” February 28, 1860
Newark (OH) Advocate, “The Chicago Convention,” March 2, 1860
Newark (OH) Advocate, “How Mr. Buchanan’s Patronage Is Dispensed in Ohio,” May 11, 1860
(Jackson) Mississippian, “Violations of the Constitution,” June 15, 1860
Boston (MA) Liberator, “Piracy in Cincinnati,” July 22, 1860
Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Making a Cat’s-Paw of Douglas,” July 31, 1860
Newark (OH) Advocate, “Is Lincoln an Abolitionist?,” August 31, 1860
Chillicothe (OH) Scioto Gazette, “The Difference,” September 25, 1860
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Wolves In Sheep’s Clothing,” September 29, 1860
Ripley (OH) Bee, "The Disunion Slave Code Candidate," October 4, 1860
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “There's No Secession in That,” October 13, 1860
New York Times, "Douglas Out of the Canvass," November 3, 1860
William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, November 10, 1860
William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, November 23, 1860
New York Herald, “Untitled,” November 23, 1860
William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, November 29, 1860
John Sherman to William Tecumseh Sherman, December 9, 1860
Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Quick, Sharp, and Decisive,” April 15, 1861
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Cannot Be Accepted,” April 22, 1861
Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Reorganization,” April 22, 1861
Savannah (GA) News, “Northern Free Speech,” May 1, 1861
New York Times, “Not a War against the South,” May 10, 1861
Jesse K. Dubois to Abraham Lincoln, June 8, 1861
Shreveport (LA) News, “On the Wane,” August 15, 1862
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