Announcement: The battle flag carried by the Kentucky militia during the War of 1812 is now available for purchase through the Kentucky Chapter of the U.S. Daughters of 1812 by contacting Jessianne H. Wells. Kentucky military historians, Historical Societies & Museums, War of 1812 re-enactors, genealogists who can trace their lineage to Kentucky militiamen, or indeed anyone interested in Kentucky's contribution to this important period of American history will be proud to fly this faithful reproduction of an extraordinary Kentucky battle flag. Download flyer here (227K PDF).
The 8" x 12" 1812 Kentucky battle flags will be available for the first time online. This miniature version of the 1812 Kentucky militia flag is mounted on a wooden shaft with gold finial (overall length 25"). These flags are intended for use to commemorate Kentucky veteran's graves, but are also suitable for parades and other War of 1812 events.
October 2013: Historic Archaeological Research has relocated to Jackson County, IN. The new office address is: 418 N. Main Street, Brownstown, IN 47220. (812) 919-4122
You can call it mysticism if
you want to, but I have always believed that there was some
divine plan that placed this great continent between two oceans
to be sought out by those who were possessed of an abiding love
of freedom and a special kind of courage.