Duel for the Bluegrass: The Battle of Perryville

On October 8, 1862 the battle of Perryville, the largest engagement of the Civil War in Kentucky, took place, with Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg clashing with a Union army under Don Carlos Buell.  It resulted in the ending of … Full Post

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A Murder in Kentucky

During the Kentucky campaign of 1862, as Confederate forces threatened the central and eastern portions of the state, Union Generals Jefferson C. Davis and William “Bull” became involved in a feud that would leave one of the officers dead and … Full Post

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Confederates Invade Maryland and Kentucky

Robert E. Lee’s troops cross into Maryland while in Kentucky Confederates under Braxton Bragg and Kirby Smith invade Kentucky.

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John Hunt Morgan

Colonel John Hunt Morgan and his raiders go far behind Union lines and cause chaos and humiliation for the Union army.

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