Sep 23, 2013
Once notable NJ lawyer given life sentence
In this Aug. 24, 2004 file photograph, attorney Paul W. Bergrin speaks to the media in front of the U.S. military court at Taylor Barracks in Mannheim, southern Germany.
Lawyer to celebs guilty in racketeering case
In this May 8, 2009, file photo, attorney Paul Bergrin is seen in Superior Court in Newark, N.J. Bergrin a defense attorney and former federal prosecutor whose clients have included rap stars and a soldier at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq was charged Wednesday, May 20, 2009, with arranging the killing of one witness and trying to hire a hit man to ... (more)
Oldam History | African Americans served Union army
Many of them mustered in at Camp Nelson in Jessamine County. There are several grave sites that honor these soldiers, a couple of which are located in the African American Cemetery in La Grange.
Louisville and the American Civil War Part 4: 1863
A The year 1863 began with the declaration of the Emancipation Proclamation.A This act, penned by President Lincoln, called for the freeing of all slaves in territories in rebellion with the Union.A This did not affect the state of Kentucky, as they were still loyal to the Union, but was seen as a potential threat by slaveholders in the state.A ... (more)