The Mill Springs Battlefield Association will hold its Annual Remembrance Ceremony of the Battle of Mill Springs at Zollicoffer Park in Nancy, Kentucky on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 1 pm. The program will feature a flag ceremony, wreath laying, cannon salute, and guest speaker Dr. Michael Goleman, Assistant Professor of History at Somerset Community College. This year will be the 155th Anniversary of the battle which was fought on January 19, 1862. The program and observance is free and open to the public. All are invited to join in a small unveiling of an exhibit piece at the Museum and for light warming refreshments following the Remembrance Ceremony. The Museum will be FREE to the public to commemorate the anniversary.
On the 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Mill Springs, we are commemorating this historic moment and honoring not only those who perished in the conflict but those within our community that were deeply affected by the battle. The outcome of this battle notably changed the course of the Civil War and impacted our nation’s history. The battlefield is established as a National Historic Landmark and a treasured part of our communities in Pulaski and Wayne Counties. Thousands of visitors tour the battlefield annually.
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