A Relative, A Revelation | by Chris Kohley

Senior WKU Photojournalism major Chris Kohley depicts in this multimedia project how history lives on for local historian Tommy Hines as he uncovers facts about his ancestor with the same name. “They called him the most dangerous man in the Confederacy,” Tommy Hines said of Thomas Henry Hines, a soldier that fought for the south during the Civil War.

As Executive Director of the South Union Shaker Village, Tommy has uncovered revelations about his ancestor and grappled with his role in the Civil War.

You can view the entire project here.


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