The Preserve is listed on the
National Register of Historic Places logo



Civil War Preservation Trust logo

Civil War Discovery Trail logo

John Hunt Morgan in KY Heritage Trail logo

Center for the Study of the Civil War in the West logo

The History 
The links below will carry you to pages that detail the rich history of the Preserve, from its three battles and the
war-long Union Occupation to the beginnings of the notorious career of the "rebel raider" John Hunt Morgan,
to the sufferings of civilians and escaping slaves.

The Battle of Rowletts Station
(December 17, 1861, KY-004)

The Battle and Siege of Munfordville

(September 16-17, 1862, KY-008)

The Battle of Woodsonville

(September 20-21, 1862)

The Union Occupation

The Beginnings of John Hunt Morgan

The U.S. Colored Troops



The Preserve is a cooperative effort between the Hart County Historical Society, the Civil War Preservation Trust, and private landowners who care about their heritage and their community and have donated preservation and conservation easements on their property to protect it for furture generations.

The Preserve is nonprofit, non-governmental, and relies on the the goodwill, cooperation, and volunteer efforts of its friends to carry out its mission to preserve, educate, and contribute to the economic vitality of the community.