Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia (Google eBook)
From 1861 to 1865, the border separating eastern Kentucky and south-western Virginia represented a major ideological split. This book shows how military invasion of this region led to increasing guerrilla warfare, and how regular armies and state militias ripped communities along partisan lines, leaving wounds long after the end of the Civil War.
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The subtitle tells it all, as the author considers how the shifting boundaries between areas of Confederate and Union control led to the grinding down of the population caught in the political void ... Read full review
for the person interested in the Slaver Rebellion in Kentucky this book is a definite plus. The narrative is easy to follow and the author adds information not usually found in standard accounts of the rebellion.