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CONTENTS KENTUCKY. CHAPTER I. The "Dark and Bloody Ground" Battle Ground of Northern and Southern Indians Importance of a Correct History of the South in the "War The Principles Involved in the Struggle Mr. Jefferson's Views Attitude of Other Statesmen North and South State Rights and Nullification in the North Blood not Shed in Vain....... CHAPTER II. Attitude of Kentucky Before and During the War Origin of the Doctrine of Neutrality Why the Southern Men Acquiesced How They Were Deceived and Overreached Violation of Neutrality by Union Party Last Efforts of the Southern Element Response of President Davis and President Lincoln Occupation of Columbus by General Polk Action of the Legislature General Anderson Takes Command Reign of Terror Flight of Southern Leaders.................................................. CHAPTER III. First Confederate Troops Gen. S. B. Buck-ner Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston The Confederate Line in Kentucky John H. Morgan General Sherman Succeeds Anderson "War Must be Carried to Southern Firesides" Sherman Superseded by Buell First Engagement in Kentucky Confederate Organization at Bowling Green Kentucky Commands........................................ CHAPTER IV. Political Movements John C. Breckinridge Enters Confederate Army Organization of Provisional Government George W. Johnson Chosen Governor Confederate Senators and Congressmen Kentucky Admitted as a State in the Southern Confederacy Confederate Defeat at Fishing Creek Fall of Fort Henry....................... CHAPTER V. General Grant Invests Fort Donelson Sortie in Force by the Confederates Its Success Troops Ordered Back into the Trenches Gallant Fighting of Second and Eighth Kentucky General Buckner Surrenders to Grant................................................... CHAPTER VI. Effects of the Surrender of Fort Donelson Reorganization of Confederate Army at Murfreesboro Johnston's Junction with Beauregard, Bragg and Polk Grant at Pittsburg Landing Johnston Advances Battle of Shiloh Part Taken by Kentucky Confederate Troops-Death of General Johnston and Governor Johnson........ CHAPTER VII. Reorganization of the Army at Corinth General Breckinridge Sent to Vicksburg Battle of Baton Rouge Bragg Asks for Breckinridge to Command a Division in Kentucky Campaign He Marches from Knoxville for Kentucky.................................................... CHAPTER VIII. Summer Campaign in 1862 Buell's Campaign for the Reduction.of East Tennessee The Occupation in