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Kentucky in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

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  • Silas Adams (1839 - 1896)
    Silas Adams (February 9, 1839 – May 5, 1896) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky. Youth He was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on February 9, 1839, and moved to Casey County with hi...
  • Col. Benjamin H. Bristow, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1832 - 1896)
    BENJAMIN HELM Bristow first Solicitor General of the United States, Secretary of the Treasury under President Grant, and a prominent candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1876. --...
  • Brevet Major Leroy R. Hawthorne (USA) (1828 - 1908)
    Before the Civil War, Leroy worked at the Spencer House hotel and the experience led him in 1856 to run a hotel in Winona, Minnesota, then a thriving town on the Mississippi River. Business prospered...
  • Colonel John H. McHenry, Jr. (USA) (1832 - 1893)
    John H. McHenry, Jr. Commander, 17th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry John Hardin McHenry, Jr. was born in Hartford, Ohio County, Kentucky, on February 21, 1832. He was appointed to the United States Mi...
  • Samuel M. King (1847 - 1910)
    4 children with 1st wife, 6 children with 2nd wife notes Burial: 12 Apr 1910, Whites Creek, Wayne Co. WV.. Divorced: 06 Apr 1877, Eveline Walters. Injury: 19 Jul 1903, Wagon ran over him, cru...

This project is used to relate all units from Kentucky who served in the Union Army.

See Kentucky (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.