Here on December 1, 1906, began Black Patch War, which lasted to the end of 1908. “Night Riders” fought against non-cooperative farmers and businessmen who opposed the dark tobacco pool. — — Map (db m79151) HM WM
For General John Caldwell.
Born Virginia; came Kentucky 1781.
Maj. Gen. in militia; Indian campaigns.
With George Rogers Clark, 1786.
Member Danville Conventions, 1787, 1788, which adopted petition “demanding admission into the . . . — — Map (db m79159) HM
Gen. Hylan B. Lyon with 800 men invaded Ky., Dec. 1864, to enforce CSA draft law and divert USA from Nashville. In 23 days he burned seven courthouses used by Union forces. See map on reverse side. US troops fled Princeton as Lyon came from . . . — — Map (db m79180) HM