The following excerpt is from an AP article posted at the January 18, 2013 WFPL website. This is of interest to Patty, as her Daffern ancestry all comes from Wayne County.

Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers has reintroduced legislation to preserve a Civil War site in southern Kentucky.

The bill seeks to recognize the Mill Springs Battlefield site in Pulaski and Wayne counties. The battle on Jan. 19, 1862, was the second largest in Kentucky. The fight resulted in a Union victory and blazeda trail for Union troops to move from Kentucky into Tennessee.

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