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Civil War Trust

Hallowed Ground: Spring 2010

Featured Online Articles

This quarterly issue of the Civil War Preservation Trust's membership magazine delves into Civil War Kentucky, with feature articles by historian Garry Adelman and the Mill Springs Battlefield Association. To see all online articles from past issues of the membership magazine, visit the Back Issue Index »

Kentucky Cat Fight

A House Divided

Garry Adelman

Historian Garry Adelman examines the tense political realities of Kentucky, a state uniquely divided by war.Read the article »

Battle of Stone's River

The Orphan Brigade

The First Kentucky Brigade – formed within Tennessee due to Kentucky's declared neutrality – became known after the war as the Orphan Brigade, an iconic nickname of uncertain origins.Read the article »

John Hunt Morgan

John Hunt Morgan

Although never rising above the rank of brigadier general, John Hunt Morgan was one of the Confederacy's most colorful cavaliers and raiders. Read the article »

Preserving Kentucky - Perryville

Preserving Kentucky's Civil War Battlefields

Many battlefields of the Bluegrass State are blessed with outstanding management and advocacy groups to their protection and interpretation. The Civil War Trust invited the leaders of these organizations to share some of what makes these sites unique — the successes they've had and the challenges they still face.Read the article »

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