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American History, no such thing as a single cause
American History, no such thing as a single cause

American History, no such thing as a single cause

History is a muddy mess! If someone tells you ANY event in history happened due to one thing or issue, RUN! They are an idiot! Example 1:American Revolution. What caused it? Taxes, representation, military over reach, distance, King George? All good answers but there are hundreds more! Example 2: "Civil War" was all about slavery. Lincoln called for the invasion in 1861 yet he created West Virginia in 1863 as a NEW UNION SLAVE STATE. Many more examples are out there...


Skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads - August 21, 1864 - Caldwell County Kentucky

26 Jan 2021 2 minute read 0 comments LyonCoDad

Skirmish at Grubb's CrossroadsAugust 21, 1864 - Caldwell County Kentucky On the day before the battle, Federal Forces made themselves welcome to the 10 acres of corn grown by Groves Howard about a mile from the intersection of the Hopkinsville and Ma...

Princeton KY "Ghost Walk"

25 Jan 2021 5 minute read 0 comments LyonCoDad

Back in 2018 I was asked to assist the Caldwell County Genealogy Society during its annual "Ghost Walk". Now don't get all excited thinking this is a spooky type walk, it isn't. The way we do "Ghost Walks" is we pick out the stories of folks who are...

Jefferson Davis, Misunderstood Patriot!

22 Jan 2021 8 minute read 0 comments LyonCoDad

Jefferson Davis is arguably the MOST misunderstood and under appreciated man in the historical tapestry of America. He was a man of his times, and that is why few of us today truly know what this man did for his country, America. A true Patriot and a...