Chronicles of Boone County

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1860s

1860's

* 1860 * 1861 * 1862 * 1863 * 1864 * 1865 * 1866 * 1867 * 1868 * 1869

Events

Boone County

  • September 25, 1862 - Leading elements of Morgan's Raiders, local Confederate colonel Basil Duke captures Federal troops at Snow's Pond.

Kentucky

  • 1860 - Gov. Beriah Magoffin signs the bill in to law establishing the Kentucky State Guard.
  • 1863 - Martial law is declared in order to help protect the Louisville and Nashville Railroad from Confederate attack.
  • October 8, 1862 - The Battle of Perryville begins. This battle would prove to be the bloodiest ever to occur on Kentucky soil.

U.S. & World

  • Abraham Lincoln is elected President of the United States twice and is assassinated shortly into his second term.
  • April 1861 - The United States becomes embroiled in a Civil War.
  • 1863 - The Emancipation Proclamation abolishes slavery in Union territory.
1860s.txt · Last modified: 2015/04/20 16:51 by jgregory