Civil War Army Base

Civil War Army Base (HM1EFU)

Location: Catlettsburg, KY 41129 Boyd County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 25.02', W 82° 35.851'

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USA post located here to protect Ohio River traffic. Became supply base and communications center for Union forces in the Big Sandy region. In winter 1861-62 troops under Col. J.A. Garfield, later 20th President U.S., drove CSA from area by victory at Middle Creek. Area cleared of CSA again in 1864 by USA Kentucky forces under Col. George W. Gallup.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number643
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 7:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 360536 N 4253291
Decimal Degrees38.41700000, -82.59751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 25.02', W 82° 35.851'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 25' 1.20" N, 82° 35' 51.06" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2609 Louisa St, Catlettsburg KY 41129, US
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