Hammack Keynoter Dr. Anne Marshall on Creating a Confederate Kentucky
The keynote speaker at this year's MSU History Department James Hammack Banquet, Dr. Anne Marshall, teaches history at Mississippi State University with degrees from the University of Georgia. And yet, she is the author of "Creating a Confederate Kentucky," a book about one of the Commonwealth's most transformational eras. It may be hard to imagine here in the western part of the state, but Kentucky never seceded from the U.S., and it provided around 90% of its military age men to the Union cause. But after 1865, Kentucky gave itself a rebel rebranding. Todd Hatton speaks with Dr. Anne Marshall to get a preview of her talk and some insight into just why the Commonwealth got its Confederate makeover.
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