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  1. Belle Montgomery

    Discussion Commissioners battle over Civil War site preservation in Frankfort Kentucky

    Questions flew Monday night as city commissioners said they were caught off guard with the recent construction of a mountain bike trail by Boy Scouts on what some consider to be hallowed Civil War ground. The topic arose during the public comment period a t the Frankfort City Commission’s work...
  2. 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...
  3. OhioatPerryville

    Augusta, Battle of

    Part of the Heartland, or Kentucky Campaign, of 1862. Vicious skirmish fought on September 27th, with 450 Confederates from the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, under command of Basil Duke, encountering Federal Home Guard under command of local physician J. T. Bradford. Several of Duke's officers were...


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