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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


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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