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Making a Pilgrimage: Mountaintop Removal, Water, and Wildflowers

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious traditions are rich with stories of pilgrimage, a journey for spiritual enrichment that involves travel to a place of meaning. This chapter reveals how people of faith made a pilgrimage to ... More


Half Horse and Half Alligator: War of 1812

James A. Ramage and Andrea S. Watkins

in Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134406
eISBN:
9780813135977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134406.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The myth surrounding Kentuckians was that they were skilled warriors who excelled at attacking Native Americans. This won them special hatred on the part of Native Americans that boiled over in the ... More


Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

Anne E. Marshall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834367
eISBN:
9781469603834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899366_marshall
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Historian E. Merton Coulter famously said that Kentucky “waited until after the war was over to secede from the Union.” This study traces the development of a Confederate identity in Kentucky between ... More


Fall 1861

Earl J. Hess

in The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835425
eISBN:
9781469601892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869840_hess.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The fall of 1861 witnessed the consolidation of opposing positions in Kentucky and along the Mississippi River, in addition to seemingly endless work to organize, train, and supply regiments for ... More


Appalachia Coal: The Campaign to End Mountaintop Removal Mining

Laura A. Bozzi

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this case of mountaintop removal for coal in the Appalachian Mountains of the United States, Laura Bozzi explores the delicate insider-outsider tension of keep-it-in-the ground (KIIG) politics. ... More


Marked Change in the Sentiments of the People: Slavery, Civil War, and Emancipation in Kentucky, 1792–1865

Anne E. Marshall

in Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834367
eISBN:
9781469603834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899366_marshall.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter shows the postwar social order Kentuckians faced that bore little resemblance to the world they had known before. As Kentucky Confederate Basil Duke wrote decades later in his memoirs, ... More


The Final Decrees of Providence

George C. Rable

in God's Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834268
eISBN:
9781469603841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899311_rable.23
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter shows how Lincoln continued to craft and test ideas about the war's course and its relationship to God's purpose. He told a delegation of Kentuckians, “I am naturally anti-slavery. If ... More


Just Such Affliction

Stephen D. Engle

in Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629339
eISBN:
9781469629353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629339.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the New York City draft riots and the war on the home front, the draft resistance, as well as the northern political canvass that would lead to Republican victories in the fall ... More


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