Battle of Mt. Sterling

Battle of Mt. Sterling (HM1EI3)

Location: Mt Sterling, KY 40353 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 3.414', W 83° 56.586'

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On March 22, 1863, about 300 Confederate cavalrymen under Col. R.S. Cluke captured this city. Taking 438 prisoners, 222 wagon loads of military stores, 500 mules and 1000 stand of arms. Confederate losses: 8 killed, 13 wounded. Union: 4 killed, 10 wounded.
HM NumberHM1EI3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number177
Placed ByKentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 241775 N 4216218
Decimal Degrees38.05690000, -83.94310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 3.414', W 83° 56.586'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 3' 24.84" N, 83° 56' 35.16" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Broadway St, Mt Sterling KY 40353, US
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