HCHS’ very own John W. Kuhl authored “Hunterdon County in the Civil War, The Times, The Men, Their Stories”. He is a longtime researcher on New Jersey’s participation in the Civil War, Three Bridges history, and Hunterdon family genealogy, and is a sought-after lecturer on those topics.
An avid collector of New Jersey Civil War arms, accoutrements, images and mementos, John is a Trustee of the New Jersey Civil War Heritage Association. He is also a founding member and former commander of the 15th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Association.
A former associate editor of “Military Images” magazine, he authored, with Michael Gesner, a genealogical tome on the “Kuhl Family of Hunterdon County, New Jersey”. He is currently working with Dr. David Martin of Hightstown on a book of biographies of New Jersey Civil War generals, commodores and admirals.
The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation is excited to share the third installment in our Local History video series, featuring charismatic Hunterdon County Historian, John Kuhl!
Read more about Hunterdon County in the Civil War in John’s book, “Hunterdon County in the Civil War, The Times, The Men, Their Stories”, (2013) . Rosters and unit histories of 2,700 Hunterdon County men who served in the Civil War. 260 pp 170 illustrations soft cover. $15 plus $5 shipping. PURCHASE HERE.