Confederate Raids

Confederate Raids (HM1KK0)

Location: Columbia, KY 42728 Adair County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 6.164', W 85° 18.37'

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General John Hunt Morgan's cavalry, returning from second Kentucky raid, passed here on way back to Tennessee, Jan. 1, 1863. On raid, Union's rail supply line wrecked and $2,000,000 property destroyed. July 3, 1863, Morgan here again drove out small USA force. On July 8, at Brandenburg, crossed river into Indiana. Captured in NE Ohio, July 26. See map over.

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HM NumberHM1KK0
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceBattlefield
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number0707
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location DescriptionCourthouse lawn, Columbia
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 650513 N 4107611
Decimal Degrees37.10273333, -85.30616667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.164', W 85° 18.37'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 9.8400" N, 85° 18' 22.2000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)270
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 Public Square, Columbia KY 42728, US
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