Some interesting history in that area. Confederate Edmund Kirby Smith invaded Kentucky via the Cumberland Gap and at the Battle of Richmond Ky, they beat Union General William "Bull" Nelson and held over 2000 Union troops captive on the Madison County Court House lawn.<quoted text>
They are having a reenactment down at Fort Boonesboro next weekend.
The tide was turned at Richmond by Conf. General Patrick Cleburn who used two companies of "Sharp's Shooters" (later converted to be called Sharp shooters). Prior to the Sharp's rifle the effective range of the smooth bore was about 150 yards, but the Sharp's had a rifled bore and a telescope with a range of up to 1,700 yards.