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Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Berry Craig

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Dubbed “the South Carolina of Kentucky,” the Jackson Purchase was Kentucky's only pro-Confederate region during the Civil War. Secession sentiment was so strong that in 1861, while Kentucky was ... More


“Abolition Invaders” and Rebel Deliverers

Berry Craig

in Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” are the oft-quoted words that begin A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens's famous novel set in London and Paris during the French Revolution. ... More


Where Five Rivers Meet: The Far Western Waters of Kentucky

Susan P. Hendricks

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The convergence of five river systems in far western Kentucky significantly influenced the progress of human settlement and activity over the past several thousand years in the area now known as the ... More


Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

James K. Libbey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Born in humble, rural surroundings in the Jackson Purchase, Barkley grew into a sturdy youth who received an education through parental sacrifices. He graduated from Marvin College as an ... More


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