The Jim Pearce Camp has the honor to serve Lyon County Kentucky.
Here we will share many of the historical sites and items that the County has to offer.
Riverview Cemetery, Old Eddyville KY
Southern Cross At Entrance
Kentucky Historical Society Roadside Marker located on KY 93 near intersection with KY 3305.
Site of home of Willis B. Machen, 1810~93, farmer, manufacturer, lawyer, legislator. A courageous leader of strong convictions and unimpeachable integrity. Member Ky. Constitution Convention of 1849, State Senate 1853, House of Rep. 1856~60, Congress of Confederate States 1862~64, U. S. Senate 1872. A leader in Granger (Farmers`) movement in Ky. for twenty years
Senator Machen flew a First National Flag PROUDLY from his home during the early phases of the War. This led to many Union Gunboats firing rounds at his home to knock down the flag.
Willis B. Machen, Soldier, Statesman
J. M. Coleman
L.D. Brindley, 3rd KY CO F
Ike Copland, Black Confederate
This stone was purchased and placed by the members of the Jim Pearce UCV Camp to honor their Brother in Arms and fellow UCV Member after his death.
Actions that took place in Lyon County:
Skirmish at Saratoga Springs, October 26 1861