Camp Swigert

Camp Swigert (HM1EFX)

Location: Wurtland, KY 41144 Greenup County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 32.823', W 82° 46.83'

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Union Civil War training camp was organized Dec 12, 1861. Made up of 20-25 acres. It became center of volunteer enlistees under command of Col. D.W. Lindsey. Recruits from surrounding counties, Frankfort & Louisville were assigned to form the 22nd Regt. of Ky. Volunteer Inf. Both black and white infantrymen stationed at Camp Swigert. Over

Side 2
Engaged in skirmishes in eastern Ky. & West Va., followed by Middle Creek, Ky. & Cumberland Gap, Tn. They moved through Tennessee and Mississippi. The 22 Ky. Volunteer Inf. Regt. consolidated at Baton Rouge, La. in March 1864 into the 7 Ky. Veteran Inf. Non-veterans were mustered out in Louisville on January 20, 1865. Over
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HM NumberHM1EFX
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number2247
Year Placed2007
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 344839 N 4268016
Decimal Degrees38.54705000, -82.78050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 32.823', W 82° 46.83'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 32' 49.38" N, 82° 46' 49.80" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 398 Crum St, Wurtland KY 41144, US
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