Scott's Raid

Scott's Raid (HM1EQ6)

Location: Williamsburg, KY 40769 Whitley County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 44.616', W 84° 9.582'

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Col. John S. Scott with 1,600 of 2nd Cav. Brig. CSA came up from Eastern Tenn. on raid to destroy USA communications and obtain cattle, horses, mules and arms. At Williamsburg on July 25, 1863 he was met by 100 pickets of 44th Ohio Inf. After a skirmish, he drove them toward London. Scott went on to Winchester, retreating then to Tenn. with heavy losses.
HM NumberHM1EQ6
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number513
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 10:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 753594 N 4070191
Decimal Degrees36.74360000, -84.15970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 44.616', W 84° 9.582'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 44' 36.96" N, 84° 9' 34.92" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 165 N 2nd St, Williamsburg KY 40769, US
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