Site of the first major US victory during the American Civil War

The US won a significant victory early in the Civil War at the Battle of Mill Springs. Explore the rolling fields of Kentucky where the battle took place and learn about that state's strategic importance to both sides of the fight. Read More

Union soldiers ascend on the Confederate troops in the colored lithograph
The Battle

Follow along as we take you through an overview of the Battle of Mill Springs.

Person wearing a Union uniform standing next to a Civil War Cannon.

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Last updated: April 17, 2024

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Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument
9020 West Highway 80

Nancy, KY 42544



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