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Saving History Saturday: Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument – Reflecting on the Journey

On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, Mill Springs Battlefield in Kentucky became the 421th unit in the National Park Service. After much support from congressional representatives, this Civil War battle site has received a new and high level for protection and … Continue reading

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The NPS’s Newest National Battlefield: Mill Springs, Kentucky

The Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument in Nancy, Kentucky, is officially part of the National Park System. Word came today from Representative Hal Rogers, who represents Kentucky’s 5th District. Here’s information from the congressman’s press release, issued today:

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Pap Thomas to the Sledge of Nashville

The battle of Nashville had ended in a great victory for George Thomas. Congratulations¬†flowed in, but Thomas did not rest on his laurels. Pressing ahead through bitter weather, Thomas drove his infantry and cavalry against Hood’s defeated forces, in a … Continue reading

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