Forrest's Headquarters

Forrest's Headquarters (HM1Q9K)

Location: Paducah, KY 42001 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 4.828', W 88° 36.824'

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In a grove of trees at this site, CSA Gen. Nathan B. Forrest had headquarters, Battle of Paducah, March 25, 1864. USA Fort Anderson attacked, warehouses burned, about 60 homes destroyed by USA after battle. CSA lost 300 men, withdrew that night. This battle climaxed Forrest's memorable raid seeking horses, ammunition, and medicines.
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HM NumberHM1Q9K
Marker Number1287
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Departmentof Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 1:06pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 356562 N 4105016
Decimal Degrees37.08046667, -88.61373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 4.828', W 88° 36.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 4' 49.68" N, 88° 36' 49.44" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1501-1515 Broadway St, Paducah KY 42001, US
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