The Civil War in Primary Resources: An Exhibition by the Special Collections Library


Harper's Weekly


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Illustration from Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War showing Bowling Green, KY, College Hill and fortifications in the distance, Pike Bridge destroyed by the Rebels, Court House, and Railroad Bridge destroyed by the Rebels. The A. White steamboat is seen as well as churches and homes. A full sheet of Harper's Weekly features the same image with a story about Bowling Green with an account of the occupation by General Ormsby Mitchel from correspondence with the Herald. Stories about Captain Noah. E Mendill, the fight at Fort Donelson, Taylor's and Mallister's Batteries, In the Savannah River, a Submarine Torpedo and the late General Lander and the late Captain Mendill.


Bowling Green, Kentucky, U.S. Civil War 1861-1865


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