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

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  • Pvt. Amos Lancaster Thornberry, (USA) (1845 - 1924)
    Amos Thornberry, was a Union Army veteran and staunch Republican, moved in the 1880s to Clay County, just east of Wichita Falls. Thornberry, Texas was established in 1890 by settlers from Illinois wi...
  • Maj. George W. Rue (1828 - 1911)
    Veteran of Two Great Wars and Captor of General John Hunt Morgan (CSA) e grew up here where he enlisted in the Second Kentucky Infantry, serving through the Mexican War. He was promoted to a Lieute...
  • Pvt. William Thomas Mitchell (USA) (1848 - 1883)
    William Thomas Mitchell served in Company I, 12th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry and Company A, 16th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
  • Sgt. Nelson T. Boggs (USA) (1836 - 1862)
    Union Military Stone. 14th KY INF. Son of Hugh Boggs and Hannah Blevins. Married to Elizabeth Green. After Nelson died, Elizabeth remarried to James Knox Polk Horton Sr. Elizabeth and J.K.P. Horton are...
  • Cpl. Gilbert Creech (USA) (c.1824 - 1864)
    Gilbert was shot during the Civil War. He was a soldier in the Union Army in Company B, Kentucky Harlan County Infantry Battalion and the Union Home Guard Bushwhackers and was captured by the Confedera...

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.