Oak Grove, KY

General Simon Bolivar Buckner occupied western Kentucky early in the war and the Confederates organized a company in Christian County within sixty days after the beginning of hostilities.  On June 25, 1861, the Oak Grove Rangers, made up largely of young men from Christian County, were organized and mustered into service at Camp Boone, Montgomery County, Tennessee. 

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For additional information:

    • A History of Christian County Kentucky from Oxcart to Airplane, Charles Mayfield Meacham
    • Contact Alice Lyons (270) 439-4012

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