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

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  • George Washington Witt (1834 - 1864)
    Died in Andersonville Prison George Witt Residence: Louisville, Kentucky Enlistment Date:1 Oct 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Louisville, Kentucky State Served:Kentucky Was POW?: Ye...
  • Brig. General Jacob H. Smith ("Howling Jake") (1840 - 1918)
    General Jacob Hurd Smith (January 29, 1840 – March 1, 1918) was a United States Army officer best known for ordering an indiscriminate retaliatory attack on a group of Filipinos during the Phi...
  • 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...

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

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentucky_in_the_American_Civil_War

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