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

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  • Brig. Gen. Speed S. Fry (USA) (1817 - 1892)
    Speed Smith Fry (September 9, 1817 – August 1, 1892) was a lawyer, judge, and a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War. Early life Fry was born i...
  • Michael Risner (USA) (1837 - 1910)
    Biography: Michael married Martha Hamilton Feb. 5 1862 in Morgan County, Kentucky. Military: Enlisted in Company F, Kentucky 14th Infantry Regiment on 30 Aug 1863.Mustered out on 12 May 1864 at L...
  • 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.

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.