A Civil War Reprisal

A Civil War Reprisal (HM16A3)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.171', W 84° 52.588'

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Near here on Nov. 2, 1864 four innocent Confederate prisoners were executed in reprisal for the murder of Union supporter, Robert Graham of Peaks Mill, Franklin Co. All Kentuckians: Elijah Horton of Carter, Thomas Hunt and John Long of Mason, Thornton Lafferty of Pendleton counties. Hunt's body reburied at Maysville, others in the Frankfort Cemetery.
HM NumberHM16A3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number504
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 12:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685978 N 4228603
Decimal Degrees38.18618333, -84.87646667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.171', W 84° 52.588'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 10.26" N, 84° 52' 35.28" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3145 Capital Ave, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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