USA Gens. Morgan CSA

USA Gens. Morgan CSA (HM1EIJ)

Location: Campton, KY 41301 Wolfe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 44.106', W 83° 32.838'

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Gen. George W. Morgan's 9,000 USA force, cut off from supplies at Cumberland Gap, retreated 200 mi. in 16 days to Greenup on Ohio R. Passed near here Sept. 23, 1862. Gen. John H. Morgan's CSA men, on tragic last raid into Kentucky moved by here. After two battles at Mt. Sterling, they met defeat in Cynthiana, June 12, 1864 and retreated to Va. Map other side.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number647
Year Placed1963
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 275533 N 4179479
Decimal Degrees37.73510000, -83.54730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.106', W 83° 32.838'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 6.36" N, 83° 32' 50.28" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4300 Court St, Campton KY 41301, US
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