Camp Nelson http://wuky.org en Camp Nelson Marking Anniversary, Civil War Days http://wuky.org/post/camp-nelson-marking-anniversary-civil-war-days <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — About 150 Civil War re-enactors from several states are expected this weekend in Jessamine County at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, which will mark its 150th anniversary.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">President Abraham Lincoln established the camp in June 1863, and it became an important recruiting and training center for black soldiers, with as many as 10,000 black troops training there.</span></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 15:39:19 +0000 Associated Press 37038 at http://wuky.org Camp Nelson Marking Anniversary, Civil War Days Two Kentucky Sites Added To National Historic Landmark Registry http://wuky.org/post/two-kentucky-sites-added-national-historic-landmark-registry <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Two new Kentucky sites have been added to the list of National Historic Landmarks by the US Secretary of the Interior. The sites have close ties to Prohibition and the Civil War. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:39:12 +0000 Josh James 28484 at http://wuky.org Two Kentucky Sites Added To National Historic Landmark Registry First Kentucky African-American Union Troops Honored http://wuky.org/post/first-kentucky-african-american-union-troops-honored <p>DANVILLE, Ky. -The first African-American recruits to join the Union Army in Kentucky during the Civil War will be honored Monday with a historical highway marker. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 06:06:00 +0000 Josh James 26733 at http://wuky.org First Kentucky African-American Union Troops Honored