# Kentucky history
Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his fight for Confederacy in Kentucky (Intro to the Civil War in Kentucky 1/4)
This report is 1 of 4 in the: Intro to the Civil War in Kentucky, by TwoSq Media. Captain John Morgan hunt died in eastern Tenessee after years of battling for ideals of the Confederates.Kentucky Historical Society.
The 1861 Civil War battle at Camp Wildcat one of the first US Civil War battles in the United States (KY Civil War 2/4)
This report is 2 of 4 in the: Intro to the Civil War in Kentucky, by TwoSq Media. Kentucky is synonymous with the name wildcat. In fact, many wild cats are in abundance and indigenous to Kentucky. The University of Kentucky adopted the name "Wildcats" in 1909, after a 6-2 football victory over Illinois, according to the University of Kentucky. At the beginning of U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), the Battle of Camp Wildcat occurred near London, Ky., in 1861.
How Kentucky County, Virginia, developed to Kentucky Statehood
On May 13th, 1607, 104 Englishmen named, Jamestown VA, after their King James I. Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in North America, according to the National Park Service (NPS).
The oldest living thing in Kentucky has been alive since the 1600s
Picture by Wrenn & King; Wikimedia Commons: Public Domain Image in the United States. Humans tend to be lucky if they live to be a hundred years old. On the other hand, there are some living organisms that enjoy a longer life than humans. These include giant tortoises (~180 years), the bowhead whale (~200 years), a Greenland shark (~400 years), a quahog clam (~507 years), and possibly many others including marine organisms and trees.