Tag: Kentucky History

A letter to the troops about Juneteenth
June 19, 2022
Letter to the Soldiers and Airmen of the National Guard Bureau written by Gen. Daniel Hokanson and Chief Master Sgt. Tony L. Whitehead about the significance of Juneteenth

Kentucky’s United States Colored Troops
February 23, 2022
Courtesy of John Trowbridge

Isaac Shelby – Placing the Commonwealth and the Kentucky Militia on a Strong Footing
January 4, 2022
Isaac Shelby, portrait

The Eighth Kentucky and the Battle Above the Clouds
November 24, 2021
B/W image of planting of the flag on Lookout Mountain.

Kentucky National Guard documented in Kentucky visual history series
November 23, 2021
James R. Southard, a photographer for the Kentucky Documentary Photography Project, stands for a portrait at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky. on November 12th, 2021.  Southard is documenting members of the Kentucky National Guard to be a part of the visual history of Kentuckians (U.S. Army photo by Andrew Dickson).

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