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Kentucky's Civil War Battlefields : A Guide to Their History and Preservation
by Randy Bishop


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Though the Blue Grass State intended to remain neutral during the Civil War, it witnessed severe devastation and bloodshed between the years of 1861 and 1865. This volume details thirteen major battles that occurred in Kentucky and provides a description of each location's current condition.  Read more...


 
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Overview

An Alternate Selection of the History Book Clubi1/2
Though the Blue Grass State intended to remain neutral during the Civil War, it witnessed severe devastation and bloodshed between the years of 1861 and 1865. This volume details thirteen major battles that occurred in Kentucky and provides a description of each location's current condition. Author Randy Bishop emphasizes the importance of preserving these sites.
In chronological order, the book provides a thorough overview of such battles as Wildcat Mountain, Perryville, Paducah, and Middle Creek. Each chapter includes background on the battle, the strategies employed, and firsthand accounts from key historical figures. Sections also discuss the level of preservation that has taken place since the event. Maps from Blue and Gray magazine, along with period and contemporary photographs, give readers a visual reference.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781455616077
  • ISBN-10: 1455616079
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: March 2012
  • Page Count: 368
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 pounds


Related Categories

Books > History > United States - Civil War
Books > History > Military - United States
Books > Travel > United States - South - East South Central (General)

 
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