“‘Sojer Boys’ of Portage County” would not have come together if countless resources, historians and historical societies did not already exist. Listed below are the sources used for the information present in the documentary and the website. Each is an excellent place to discover more about the topics discussed  in the film and on the site.

Historical Societies

Kent State University

Civil War Historical Resources


Books and Multimedia

    Historic Medical Sites in the Washington, DC Area: U.S. National Library of Medicine article includes information on the Civil War hospitals in Washington DC.
    Roger J. Di Paolo, “Portage Pathways: Three doctors in the house in Kent” An article by Record-Courier editor Roger DiPaolo about the three Morris brothers who all served in medical positions during the Civil War.
    Portage Pathways: Historical columns on prominent players from Portage County.
    Our Army Nurses: Interesting Sketches, Addresses and Photographs of nearly One Hundred of the Noble Women who Served in Hospitals and on Battlefields during our Civil War, Compiled by Mary A. Gardner Holland (Boston, Mass: B. Wilkins & Co. Publishers, 1895). Digital version of the 1895 book containing multiple stories from nurses who served during the Civil War.
    History of Portage County, Ohio: Online full text of the History of Portage County, Ohio book, contains a detailed history of the area from its settlement, and includes a section about the Civil War.
    Portage Heritage: History of an Ohio County. (1957). The Portage County Historical Society.