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(Printed verso reads: "Trigg County Courthouse, Cadiz, Kentucky, Civil War History. General Hylan B. Lyon, with 800 men, invaded Kentucky December 1864 to enforce CSA draft law and divert U.S. troops from Nashville, Tenn. In twenty-three days he burned seven courthouses used by Union Forces. Lyon came to Cadiz on Dec. 13, 1864. The U.S. forces fled the courthouse, leaving men with smallpox. Lyon burned the contaminated building. The county records were saved. He later moved his forces to Eddyville, Ky. . . . The present building was dedicated 1922.")

Date

1890

Creator

unknown.

Language

  • English

Collection

Postcard Collection, | collection guide | more from this collection

Rights

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Publisher

  • University of Kentucky

Format

images

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