Fallen Heroes: Private William Border

There are many soldiers who train as medics or corpsman so that they can aid their fellow soldiers wounded in the heat of battle. Unfortunately, in this case, one of those trained soldiers never had the chance. The Border family can trace their Tuscarawas County roots back to the arrival of Christopher Border (1800-1856) andContinue reading “Fallen Heroes: Private William Border”

“Blackstone, Poetry, and Family Troubles”: A Poisoning on Crooked Run

This week we are going to revisit a family we first met in a previous Tuscarawas County story (The Witch of Stonecreek), only this time it is a different Fisher family member who is a major character in the tale. Members of the Fisher family of Crooked Run were no stranger to being in theContinue reading ““Blackstone, Poetry, and Family Troubles”: A Poisoning on Crooked Run”