829 W Main St
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Jacob Lee presents a look into Lincoln and the Emanicipation Proclamation in Kentucky during the Civil War.

On January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, which made the Civil War a fight to end slavery in the United States. In Kentucky, a state Lincoln had worked hard to keep in the Union, public sentiment quickly turned against the President and his administration. This talk will explore how emancipation impacted Kentucky’s support for Lincoln and the Union war effort.

*The "Bite" of History Series is FREE to attend*

Official Website: http://www.fraziermuseum.org/calendar_detail.asp?id=157

Added by Steve Magruder on December 17, 2007