A State Divided: Exploring the Civil War Through Images includes 75 images related to the Civil War in Kentucky, ranging from medals and photographs to portraits and weapons. This resource was produced as a partnership of the Kentucky Historical Society and KET. The goal is provide images of artworks, artifacts, photographs, and source documents that can be used to teach social studies and arts and humanities.

The images are for educational use by teachers and students;  Kentucky Historical Society should be credited when using the images.

Content Producers

Kentucky Historical Society:

Lindsay Merritt, Mike Deetsch, Trevor Jones, Leslie McWhorter


Dave Hamon, Amanda Dawahare, Sara O’Keefe, Teresa Day, Christian Caldwell, Judy Sizemore