Historical Marker #524 in Monroe County notes when John Hunt Morgan struck Tompkinsville. Commonly called “Morgan’s First Raid,” the actions undertaken by Morgan and his men were best described as war pillaging. “Raids” into hostile or enemy…

Historical marker #562 in Simpson County notes the burial location of Marcellus Jerome Clarke--better known as “Sue Mundy”--one of Kentucky’s most infamous pro-Confederate guerrillas. Born near Franklin, Clarke joined the Confederate army with…

Historical Marker #770 in Butler County notes the birthplace of Confederate soldier Thomas Henry Hines. Called the “most dangerous man of [the] Confederacy,” Hines was born near Woodbury on October 9, 1838. A professor at the Masonic University…

Historical Marker #951 in Clark County notes the fratricidal nature of Kentucky’s Civil War. Five Hanson brothers fought on opposite sides, and two of them, Roger and Charles, represent the divisive nature of the war. Roger Hanson was born in…