Tue. Mar 26th, 2019

A Special Thanks To Our Platinum Partners Showcased Below

Who’s Who of Huber Heights-Wayne Township?

I was born on September 8, 1828


I was born on a farm in Taylorsville, Wayne Township, Ohio


I graduated West Point in 1852


I was a Colonel in the 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry


I was promoted to Brigadier General in 1862


I became a life-long friend to Rutherford B. Hayes


I commanded in these Civil War Battles

South Mountain



Battle of Appomattox Court House


I was promoted to Major General in 1864


I was in the room when Lee surrendered to Grant


I was appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant to command the Arizona Territory


I fought in the Great Sioux War of 1875-1882


I was instrumental in the capture of Geronimo


I was one of three commanders set out to fight the Sioux at the Little Big Horn


I fought at the Battle of Rosebud and was turned back causing General Custer to have less reinforcements at the Little Big Horn River


I spent my later years speaking out against the unjust treatment of the Indians


I died suddenly in Chicago on March 21, 1891 at the

age of 61


I am buried at Arlington National Cemetery


My parents are buried in the Bethel Church Cemetery on Old Troy Pike


I am known as one of the greatest Indian fighters of our time


I was portrayed in the TV series” Deadwood “by Peter Coyote and by Gene Hackman in the 1993 movie “Geronimo: An American legend”


Who Am I ?

Email your guess to chamber.director@hubercc.com by 5:oo pm on March 15th for a great prize!







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