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  1. OhioatPerryville

    Civil War Augusta

    We are simply a group of folks, much like you, who have an interest in not only the American Civil War in general, but specifically the Civil War story of Augusta, Kentucky. Situated on the Ohio River about 45 river miles from Cincinnati, Augusta was the scene of fighting on the afternoon of...
  2. OhioatPerryville

    Discussion Civil War Augusta - Updates

    A few new items from the Augusta, Kentucky front: The website has been launched! We have started an Adopt-A-Soldier program which will allow Union Civil War veterans to have their grave marked with a GAR marker and flag. We are hoping to work with local SCV groups to install headstones for the...
  3. OhioatPerryville

    Discussion Civil War Augusta - Website Launch!

    The little skirmish that "saved" Cincinnati, the Battle of Augusta, Kentucky, has a small group that is starting a process to preserve and promote their Civil War history. They now have a website that just launched yesterday! Stop by, give it a look over, and perhaps come to the weekend event...
  4. OhioatPerryville

    Battle of Augusta Anniversary Weekend - September

    The Augusta in the Civil War group is hosting a living history weekend in Augusta, Kentucky, September 27th-29th. Augusta was the site of a small engagement between Basil Duke's 2nd Kentucky Cavalry and Home Guard under J. Taylor Bradford, who has served on Bull Nelson's staff. While we do not...
  5. OhioatPerryville

    Augusta in the Civil War

    We are a group working together to increase awareness and tourism in Augusta, with a focus on Augusta’s role during the Civil War. The battle of Augusta, part of the Heartland Campaign, and involving a portion of Morgan’s command under Basil Duke, resulted in a tactical victory for the Southern...
  6. OhioatPerryville

    Battle of Augusta Walking Tour

    As part of a Civil War Day in Augusta, Kentucky, I will be leading a walking tour of the Civil War sites and the 1862 Battle of Augusta. Starts at 10:00 am. We also hope to have a period craft show, a Civil War gun show, Civil War music concert, and perhaps a few other things. The tour is...
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