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  • By John Trowbridge Following the resignation of General Frank Wolford, as Adjutant General on March 7, 1870, Kentucky Governor John W. Stevenson, immediately filled the vacancy with Josiah Stoddard Johnston, […]

    Josiah Stoddard Johnston

    By John Trowbridge Following the resignation of General Frank Wolford, as Adjutant General on March 7, 1870, Kentucky Governor John W. Stevenson, immediately filled the vacancy with Josiah Stoddard Johnston, […]

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  • By John Trowbridge, Kentucky National Guard On September 11, 1839, member of the Lexington Light Infantry celebrated the organization’s 50th Anniversary.  At eleven o’clock a.m., a procession, consisting of the […]

    Lexington’s Light Infantry

    By John Trowbridge, Kentucky National Guard On September 11, 1839, member of the Lexington Light Infantry celebrated the organization’s 50th Anniversary.  At eleven o’clock a.m., a procession, consisting of the […]

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  • By John Trowbridge, Kentucky National Guard The need for an effective military establishment in frontier Kentucky, then a part of Virginia, was first voiced in the commonwealth’s first constitution.  In […]

    The history of Kentucky Guard Day

    By John Trowbridge, Kentucky National Guard The need for an effective military establishment in frontier Kentucky, then a part of Virginia, was first voiced in the commonwealth’s first constitution.  In […]

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