Hidden History of Kentucky in the Civil War

Hidden History of Kentucky in the Civil War

by Berry Craig
     
 

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“United We Stand, Divided We Fall” is Kentucky’s motto. Yet the Civil War sharply split the Bluegrass State. Kentuckians fought Kentuckians in some of the bloodiest battles of America’s bloodiest war. The names and faces of the winning and losing generals of those battles are in most history books. But this book is not like most history books;… See more details below

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“United We Stand, Divided We Fall” is Kentucky’s motto. Yet the Civil War sharply split the Bluegrass State. Kentuckians fought Kentuckians in some of the bloodiest battles of America’s bloodiest war. The names and faces of the winning and losing generals of those battles are in most history books. But this book is not like most history books; it is about hidden history. Most of the stories are not found in other books. Some are proof that the Civil War was truly “a brother’s war” in the home state of Lincoln and Davis. From the Graves County gun grab to pirates in Paducah to dueling gunboats on the Mississippi, this one-of-a-kind collection of little-known tales by Kentucky historian Berry Craig will captivate Civil War enthusiasts and casual readers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596298538
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
02/26/2010
Series:
Hidden History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,332,121
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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