Kentucky, 1861

Loyalty, State, and Nation

By Nicolas W. Proctor, Margaret Storey

Approx. 192 pp., 8 x 10, 1 map, 2 tables, notes, bibl

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-7071-3
    Published: July 2022
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-7239-7
    Published: July 2022

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Kentucky, 1861 pulls students into the secession crisis following Lincoln's 1860 election. During a special session of the Kentucky legislature, set against the looming threat of violence, students grapple with questions about the future of slavery and the constitutionality of secession.

About the Authors

Nicolas W. Proctor is professor of history at Simpson College.
For more information about Nicolas W. Proctor, visit the Author Page.

Margaret Storey is professor of history and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at DePaul University.
For more information about Margaret Storey, visit the Author Page.