Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society is the leading scholarly publication and the journal of record in Kentucky history. In addition to research articles (and occasionally historiographic essays), each issue features an extensive book review section, typically on a wide array of U.S. history topics.
Published since 1903, the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society is available in print and electronically on Project MUSE. Archived issues (from 1903 to the present, with a five-year moving wall) are available on JSTOR.
VOL. 117, NO. 2 | SPRING 2019
THE CIVIL WAR GOVERNORS OF KENTUCKY
Amy Murrell Taylor, Guest Editor
By Amy Murrell Taylor
Dwelling in the Digital Archive: A Meditation on the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Project
By Stephen Berry
“Deeds of Brave Suffering and Lofty Heroism”: Martialised Rhetoric and Kentucky Soldiers
By Lesley J. Gordon
“An Unfortunate Son of Erin”: The Irish in Civil War Kentucky
By David Gleeson
“Literally Destroyed as a Housekeeper”: Hunger and Hardship in Civil War Kentucky
By Anne Sarah Rubin
Texts and Textiles in Civil War Kentucky
By Amy Murrell Taylor
The First Refuge of a Scoundrel
By Mark Wahlgren Summers
“Disturbers of the Peace”: The Kidnapping of John D. Hale and the Long Civil War in Kentucky
By Kenneth Noe
“The Exciting Circumstances of the Rebellion,” or, The Civil War Made Me Do It: Civil War and Emotional Trauma in Kentucky Governors’ Petitions
By Diane Miller Sommerville
Keeping a Disorderly House in Civil War Kentucky
By Crystal Feimster
Tipling Toward Freedom: Alcohol and Emancipation
By Luther Adams
Searching for Caroline: “Disciplined Imagination” and the Limits of the Archive
By Carole Emberton
The “Most Notorious” Mr. Jennings: Coal, Transatlantic Capitalism, and Guerrilla War
By Patrick A. Lewis
and BOOK REVIEWS
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Although dedicated to Kentucky history, the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society strives to be historiographically relevant to scholars everywhere. We, therefore, seek article submissions that effectively engage in significant scholarly debates. We subject submitted manuscripts to a rigorous review and editing process before we publish them. We welcome submissions on all aspects and time periods of Kentucky history. Currently, we are taking submission for this special issue:
- Beyond the War on Poverty: New Perspectives on Appalachia since 1970 (2020). Submission deadline: October 1, 2018
Prospective authors should watch for our posted Calls for Papers on H-Kentucky and elsewhere.
To inquire or to submit a manuscript, email Dr. Stephanie Lang, Associate Editor.