Tagged: kentucky


The Battle of Corydon, Indiana

Though the border state of Kentucky saw much fighting during the Civil War, the state of Indiana, its neighbor to the north across the Ohio River, was largely spared from military action on its...


Visiting the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky Battlefield

The most famous Richmond in the Civil War is of course, Richmond, Virginia. But another Richmond, this one in east central Kentucky, also was the scene of a battle involving thousands of soldiers. In...


The Mary Todd Lincoln House in Lexington Kentucky

Mary Todd Lincoln was born in Lexington, Kentucky on December 13th, 1818, to Robert Smith Todd and Elizabeth Parker Todd. Robert was a prominent businessman who also was active in politics in Lexington. In...