CSA at Paris, 1862

CSA at Paris, 1862 (HM1TW0)

Location: Paris, KY 40361 Bourbon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 12.808', W 84° 14.991'

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Gen. John Hunt Morgan's cavalry on first Kentucky raid after its Cynthiana victory came to Paris, July 18, 1862. Citizens group had held out for days but surrendered. Warned of Union force nearby, CSA escaped pursuit, returned to Tenn. Paris occupied, Sept. 1862, during Confederate threat north. Capital at Frankfort, Georgetown, Lexington also held. See map over.

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HM NumberHM1TW0
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceTown
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number0696
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Location DescriptionCourthouse Lawn, Paris
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740776 N 4233076
Decimal Degrees38.21346667, -84.24985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.808', W 84° 14.991'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 48.4800" N, 84° 14' 59.4600" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)859
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Bank Row St, Paris KY 40361, US
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