Courthouse Burned

Courthouse Burned (HM1EI2)

Location: Mt Sterling, KY 40353 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 3.402', W 83° 56.568'

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Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during the Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months; twelve by Confederates, eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. See map on reverse side.

Dec. 2, 1863, CSA cavalry burned courthouse at Mt. Sterling to stop its use as a USA garrison. Clerk's records, in rear, saved. Circuit court records destroyed.
HM NumberHM1EI2
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number586
Year Placed1963
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 3:56am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 241801 N 4216195
Decimal Degrees38.05670000, -83.94280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.402', W 83° 56.568'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 24.12" N, 83° 56' 34.08" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 85-99 Cs-1066, Mt Sterling KY 40353, US
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