Appalachian History just posted two stories in a row that are both pretty close to home, at least for me—one about a bloody labor incident here in my home county, the other about Middlesboro, KY, which is just over the state line.
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…over at the Times blog about early Civil War battles in Appalachia. Check it out.
Today’s discussion question:
Famed Confederate raider William Clarke Quantrill died after Union troops ambushed him near Taylorsville, KY in 1865. A century and a half later, Taylorsville is being overrun by stray cats, a feline plague of almost biblical proportions.
Coincidence? And if not, what’s in store for Lawrence, KS?