civil war


Mon April 6, 2015
-Eastern Standard

Eastern Standard: Remembering the End of the Civil War

This Thursday, churches, temples, public buildings and others will ring bells for four minutes, symbolizing the four years of the war that threatened to tear our country apart. That day, April 4, will mark the 150th anniversary of the "war between the states."

On this week's show, we'll discuss the Civil War, its end and its effects on Kentucky.

Our guests this week:

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Mon September 15, 2014
The Commonwealth

Historical Journal Features Newly-Found Civil War Diary of Bowling Green Woman

Credit The Register / Kentucky Historical Society

When a young Bowling Green woman’s diary was published as a book in 2009, it gave a glimpse of life in Kentucky during the Civil War.

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Tue May 10, 2011
Civil War Sesquicentennial

Civil War: The Nuances of Reenacting

An obvious modern impact of the Civil War shows through those who keep the history alive. Reenacting groups participate in organized events all over Kentucky. Kentucky Public Radio's Chris Taylor set out to learn more, and got a lesson in garb.

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Mon April 4, 2011
Civil War Sesquicentennial

Civil War: Battlefields Endangered

In 1862, deadly battles were fought across Kentucky…at Perryville, Richmond, and Munfordville.  In the 150 years since those battles, Kentuckians have worked to preserve those historic sites. 

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