Comic books and Hollywood famously provide heroes whose superhuman bodies withstand incredible violence — whose physical prowess is matched only by strength of character.
HAMMOND | About 50 East Chicago school children received a lesson Friday in the stories of Northwest Indiana men who fought — and in some cases died — in our nation's bloodiest war in history.
In the confusion, chaos and carnage often resulting from close-quarters Civil War combat, hundreds of region men relied on their regimental flags to show them where to rally.
Valparaiso's Col. Isaac Suman was honored at a gravesite ceremony Monday.
VALPARAISO | A century and a half ago this New Year's Day, Valparaiso's Col. Isaac Suman was recovering from Confederate bullet wounds after participating in one of the most storied stands of the Union Army during the Civil War.
VALPARAISO | The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail will be hosting a ceremony on Monday, December 31 honoring Valparaiso Civil War veteran Col. Isaac Suman. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. and marks the 150 year anniversary of the bloody Battle of Stones River in Murfreesboro, Tenn., where…
VALPARAISO | New Year's Eve celebrations in our divided nation may have been subdued by Civil War in 1862, but revelry was nonexistent for Valparaiso's Col. Isaac Suman.
VALPARAISO | They fought in some of the toughest Civil War conflicts in places called Gettysburg, Stones River, Shiloh and The Wilderness.
Isaac Suman (wounded in battle) | Colonel | Company H | 9th Indiana Infantry | 1831-1911 | Maplewood Cemetery, Valparaiso | Suman was one of the highest-ranking Civil War veterans with region ties. Suman was shot but survived during the Battle of Stones River in 1862, a "minnie ball," or rou…
A Crown Point colonel leads his regiment -- many of them hometown boys -- in a desperate battle for the future of his country, ultimately paying with his life.
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