Vice President Dick Cheney, right, shown receiving a 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry replica flag from the infantry’s official historian, Brad Quinlin of Suwanee, Ga., at reenactment of the Battle of Chickamauga
"Sam Fletcher Cheney, great-grandfather to U.S. Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney, was a 34-year-old lieutenant when he enlisted with the 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Sept. 19, 1861." Stationed at Camp Jefferson, Bacon Creek, Kentucky
Brad Quinlin has become one of the South’s premier Civil War researchers, working on the NBC series “Who Do You Think You Are”, Marietta National Cemetery in GA as well as with Vice President Dick Cheney.
Mr. Quinlin has now expressed his intent to bring his insight as well as many re-enactors from across the south to Bonnieville (aka Bacon Creek) KY, the place where the Union campaign in the western theater begins in earnest. You can find other information about Mr. Quinlin at the following web addresses;