Kentucky's Civil War Battlefields: A Guide to Their History and Preservation

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A description of major battle sites, past and present. Such battles as Paducah, Perryville, and Middle Creek played a significant role in the outcome of the Civil War. Through firsthand documents, maps, and photographs, this volume provides an overview of the thirteen major conflicts that took place in the Bluegrass State. Sections detail the level of preservation of each site to provide readers with a contemporary perspective.
ISBN: 9781455616077
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Kentucky
Images: 80
Pages: 368
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Randy Bishop is an avid scholar of the War Between the States and an advocate for preservation and restoration of historic battlefields. He has authored several books on the subject and contributed articles for publications such as the Civil War Courier and Country Discoveries. Bishop is a history teacher at Middleton High School and an adjunct for Jackson State Community College. A six-time recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award, Bishop was recognized in Who's Who Among America's Teachers and serves as the president of his local elementary and high-school parent-teacher organization. He earned a bachelor of science in management marketing from Union University and a master of education from the University of Memphis. A member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Bishop is also involved with several preservation groups, including Civil War Preservation Trust, Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association, and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association. When not teaching or working with historic sites, Bishop serves on the Middleton Library Board and the Hardeman County Library Board. He also collects historic relics and enjoys traveling with his family. Bishop and his family live in Middleton, Tennessee.
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