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Lincoln and the Bluegrass; slavery and civil war in Kentucky.

William Henry Townsend

Lincoln and the Bluegrass; slavery and civil war in Kentucky.

by William Henry Townsend

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Published by University of Kentucky Press in [Lexington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.,
  • Slavery -- Kentucky.,
  • Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 392 p.
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17767565M

    Kentucky was a border state of key importance in the American Civil officially declared its neutrality at the beginning of the war, but after a failed attempt by Confederate General Leonidas Polk to take the state of Kentucky for the Confederacy, the legislature petitioned the Union Army for assistance. After early Kentucky came largely under Union control. The Bluegrass region of Kentucky was the only part of the slaveholding South Abraham Lincoln knew intimately. How the cultural environment of Lexington, the home of Lincoln's wife, with its pleasure-loving aristocracy, its distinguished political leaders, and its slave auctions shaped his opinions on slavery and secession is traced in these pages.

    LINCOLN AND THE BLUEGRASS SLAVERY AND CIVIL WAR IN KENTUCKY Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. LINCOLN AND THE BLUEGRASS SLAVERY AND CIVIL WAR IN KENTUCKY by WILLIAM H. TOWNSEND. Publication date Publisher UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY PRESS Collection universallibrary. This trail was created to observe the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, and includes 36 historic and interpretive sites around the state – from the birthplaces of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis to hallowed battlefields to a safe house on the Underground Railroad. Below, we’ve divided up the sites by region to better help you plan your drive.

    About Samuel W. Mitcham. Dr. Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr., received his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. A retired professor of geography and military history, he is the author of 40 books on World War II and the War for Southern Independence, including Bust Hell Wide Open: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest. His next books, It Wasn’t About Slavery: The Great Lie of the Civil War, will be. When the Civil War began, Kentucky was one of the four slave states that remained in the Union. For several months she maintained a precarious neutrality, but by September the Bluegrass State was a participant in the conflict. Despite postwar legends, there is no doubt but that a majority of Kentuckians favored the Union.


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Lincoln and the Bluegrass is an expanded version of a book he first published in called Lincoln and His Wife's Hometown. It was a pioneering study of Lincoln's contact with slavery in Kentucky.

The Bluegrass had always been moderate on the slavery issue, and had even produced its own home-grown abolitionist, Cassius Clay/5(5). Read the full-text online edition of Lincoln and the Bluegrass: Slavery and Civil War in Kentucky (). Home» Browse new material affords a broader perspective and deeper insight into the affirmation made in the preface to the earlier book--that Abraham Lincoln's personal contacts with slavery in the Bluegrass gave him a firsthand.

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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Lincoln and the Bluegrass: slavery and civil war in Kentucky". Early years. Lincoln was born on Februin Hardin County, Kentucky.

His family attended a Separate Baptists church, which had strict moral standards and opposed alcohol, dancing, and slavery. The family moved north across the Ohio River to Indiana, where slavery was not allowed, and made a new start in then Perry, now Spencer County, Indiana.

He founded the Kentucky Civil War Society and in was appointed to the Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission by former President Dwight D.

Eisenhower. Townsend also served as a trustee of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, : Affordable digital textbook from RedShelf: THE BLUEGRASS REGION OF KENTUCKY was the only part of the slaveholding South that Abraham Lincoln knew intimately.

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(William Henry), Note: Lexington, KY: University Press. The Civil War was fundamentally a conflict over slavery. However, the way Lincoln saw it, emancipation, when it came, would have to be gradual, as.

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[William H Townsend]. "We (Kentucky) were still holding slaves, but by the time the war is over, everyone sees what a futile idea it is to try and continue," Turley said. That was in the summer of The history of slavery in Kentucky dates from the earliest permanent European settlements in the state, until the end of the Civil ky was classified as the Upper South or a Border state, and enslaved African Americans represented 24% bybut declined to % by on the eve of the Civil War.

The majority of slaves in Kentucky were concentrated in the cities of Louisville and.Lincoln and the Bluegrass; slavery and civil war in Kentucky. Format Book Published [Lexington] University of Kentucky Press [] Description xiv, p. illus., ports., facsims. 24 cm. Notes "Bibliographical notes": p.

[] Subject headings Lincoln, Abraham, Slavery--Kentucky.