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Today marks the 150th Anniversary of the death of Lieutenant Hugh Wilson McKee.
June 11, 2022
— Navy Lieutenant Hugh Wilson McKee was a native of Lexington, Kentucky, where he was born on April 23, 1844. Hugh was the youngest son of William Robertson and Jane Wilson McKee and named after his maternal grandfather, Hugh Wilson. His father, Colonel William R. McKee was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point and in 1847, was killed while leading the Second Kentucky Foot at the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican War. Hugh’s older brother, George Wilson McKee followed in their father’s footsteps, graduating West Point in 1863. During the Civil War George served in the Union Army, as a Major of Ordinance and commander of the Frankford Arsenal at Philadelphia...
The Mystery of “Old Long Tom” Kentucky’s Mexican-American War Trophy
April 18, 2022
— The story of “Old Long Tom” and his brother Kentucky’s Mexican-American War Trophies is an interesting one, which has never been fully told. What happened to “Tom” and his brother after they were removed from the State Arsenal by Confederate forces in the fall of 1862, is still a mystery waiting to be discovered...
Kentucky’s United States Colored Troops
February 23, 2022
— Officially 23,703 Kentucky African Americans responded to the call to arms by President Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass to join the ranks of the newly organized United States Colored Troops. Units were organized with men from across the Commonwealth, mustering into the Army at sites from Maysville to Paducah, with Camp Nelson, located in Jessamine County being the second largest recruiting and training facility for African Americans in the country...
“To Meet the Enemy on Any Element”
September 10, 2021
— On February 8, 1813, Oliver Hazard Perry was ordered to Sacket’s Harbor, New York, for duty on Lake Erie. Once he arrived at Erie, Pennsylvania, he began setting in motion his campaign on Lake Erie. Today, few Kentuckians know of the role Kentucky’s Militia played in Perry’s ultimate victory on September 10, 1813, at the Battle of Lake Erie. ...
Daniel Weisiger Lindsey, A Gentleman and Patriot
August 6, 2021
— Kentucky’s Ninth Adjutant General, 1864 – 1867...
Happy Birthday, Bluegrass Marchers!
April 6, 2021
— April 6, 2021, marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the 202nd Army Band. It was organized and federally recognized on April 6, 1921, in the Kentucky National Guard at Bowling Green as the Band Section, Service Company, 149th Infantry, an element of the 38th Division (later redesignated as the 38th Infantry Division)...
Supreme Court Justice, former Adjutant General, changes view on arbitration, advances civil liberties and equality
June 19, 2020
— Supreme Court Justice, former Adjutant General, changes view on arbitration, advances civil liberties and equality...
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