Courthouse Burned

2nd & Main Sts., Hardinsburg, KY


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"Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months: twelve by Confederates, eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. See map on reverse side. Dec. 28, 1864, guerrillas set fire to courthouse at Hardinsburg but citizens saved building and records. CSA came in and allowed public to keep arms for defense."

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger