10 Places In Kentucky Where Deadly Evidence Of War Remains
By Jenn Shockley|Published July 27, 2015
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky.
I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.
Kentucky was a bloody battleground decades ago. Although the ground has long dried up, evidence of the destruction still remains. Scattered across the Bluegrass State are historic cannons, cannon balls, and other wartime artifacts. There are also many graves all across the state holding the remains of veterans. Some of these date back to before the Civil War.
Here are 10 Places where evidence of deadly war remains in Kentucky:
There is probably very little land in Kentucky on which no battles ever took place. A scar free zone would be a lucky find. These Civil War battles pitted family members against one another, and some families never recovered. If you have a favored Civil War location or memorial, please share in the comments.
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