Hotel America in Cincinnati, Ohio   Save
Hotel America in Cincinnati, Ohio
Description: Reverse reads "Burnside House, West 9th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio" Signs on front of building read "24 East Ninth" and "Hotel America, for Ladies and Gentlemen, Rates Weekly $3 up, Night 75 cents up." This three story red brick building, located at 24 E. Ninth Street in Cincinnati, Ohio, was once General Burnside's Headquarters, during Civil War days. Ambrose Burnside was a General for the Union Army during the Civil War, as well as being a politician, industrialist and an inventor. It was from this house that he issued Order 38, which stated "The habit of declaring sympathy for the enemy will not be allowed.." His characteristic facial hair led to the style which now are called sideburns, and was named for him. The was located on the block of East Ninth Street which is now the Public Library of Cincinnati. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B03F05_017_001
Subjects: Architecture--Ohio--Pictorial works.; Architecture, Domestic--Ohio--Pictorial works.; Cincinnati (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Hotels
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)