Jamestown Skirmishes

Jamestown Skirmishes (HM1KKQ)

Location: Jamestown, KY 42629 Russell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.035', W 85° 3.752'

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Dec. 25, 1861, part of First Ky. Cav., USA, camped at Webb's Cross Roads to guard stored corn and forage and scout CSA operations. Detachment skirmished with enemy here resulting in one death, CSA. Both armies in area again, 1863. On June 2, 300 CSA attacked Union pickets driving them into town. CSA retired when met by alert USA. One CSA man and weapons captured.
Marker Number724
Year Placed1964
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 672433 N 4094842
Decimal Degrees36.98391667, -85.06253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.035', W 85° 3.752'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 2.1" N, 85° 3' 45.12" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near KY-92, Jamestown KY 42629, US
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