Battle of Mill Springs

Local/Regional News
10:50 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Mill Springs Battlefield Park Expanding

Re-enactors fire a cannon at Mill Springs Battlefield Park
Credit npca.org

A Kentucky Civil War site is growing.  Mills Springs Battlefield Park is expanding by nearly 100 acres.

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Local/Regional News
6:40 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Ky. Congressmen Seek Recognition For Civil War Site

Credit springfieldmuseums.org

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- U.S. Rep. Harold `'Hal" Rogers has reintroduced legislation to preserve a Civil War site in southern Kentucky.

The bill seeks to recognize the Mill Springs Battlefield site in Pulaski and Wayne counties. The battle on Jan. 19, 1862, was the second largest in Kentucky. The fight resulted in a Union victory and blazed a trail for Union troops to move from Kentucky into Tennessee.

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