This self-guided tour offers a glimpse of a town where the Civil War came as a severe blow. Lebanon was the site of three battles in 1861, 1862 and 1863. Its railway location made it susceptible to attack. A free tour brochure may be obtained at the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission.
Bowling Green, Kentucky | This historic site, an Italianate mansion, was constructed by Atwood Hobson, one of the most ardent Union supporters in southern Kentucky. Atwood's son, Union Col. William Hobson, requested that Brig. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner spare the property during the Confederate occupation of Bowling Green.