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The Stars and Stripes whip in the wind in front of the grave of William E. Harvey, a Civil War veteran buried in Steamboat Springs Cemetery. Kentucky librarians say evidence indicates William E. Harvey was not a Confederate soldier and likely fought for the Union.

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Soldier likely fought for Union, not Confederacy

Routt County resident buried in Steamboat Springs Cemetery

Century-old census records and federal Civil War soldier lists indicate that William E. Harvey, who is buried at Steamboat Springs Cemetery at a grave where local veterans planned to place a Confederate flag on Thursday, likely fought for the Union.

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