The recruitment of Federal troops in Kentucky threatens the state’s delicate neutrality.
Neutral Kentucky Leans North
Pro-Confederate Kentuckians boycott an election that results in Unionist candidates winning seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Tentative Neutrality in Kentucky and Delaware
Both Kentucky and Delaware try to stay neutral in the conflict, but Kentucky’s position greatly overshadows tiny Delaware’s.
Striking While It Is Yet To-day
The Florida legislature kicks off the month by meeting in special session to consider seceding from the Union. Other states would soon follow.
The Death of John Hunt Morgan
September 4, 1864 – A Federal private ended the life of one of the Confederacy’s most legendary raiders. Since escaping from Ohio State Penitentiary last
Forrest’s Confederates Enter Kentucky
March 16, 1864 – Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest launched a Confederate cavalry expedition into western Tennessee and Kentucky. Forrest, stationed at Columbus, Mississippi, with