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Mill Springs Battlefield NMon officially authorized as 421st unit of US NP System

Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument has been added to the National Park System, becoming the 421st unit. The battlefield site, in Kentucky, was the site of the first major victory for the Union Army during the Civil War.

“I am pleased to announce the addition of Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument to the National Park Service,” said Interior Secretary David Bernhardt on Tuesday. “President Trump’s administration and Senate Majority Leader (Mitch) McConnell have worked closely on this important initiative.”

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