On Confederate Routes

On Confederate Routes (HM1ZKU)

Location: Crab Orchard, KY 40419 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 27.754', W 84° 30.61'

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CSA Gen. J.H. Morgan's cavalry on first Kentucky raid, returning from Cynthiana, burned Dix River bridge above here and camped on July 20, 1862. Burned 120 USA wagons here and at Somerset.
See map on other side.

After battle of Perryville Oct. 8, 1862, CSA retired to Bryantsville. Then retreated in two columns to Tenn. One of them moved thru here.
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 720204 N 4149099
Decimal Degrees37.46256667, -84.51016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 27.754', W 84° 30.61'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 27' 45.24" N, 84° 30' 36.6" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 313-319 KY-2750, Crab Orchard KY 40419, US
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