Skirmish at Florence

Skirmish at Florence (HM2GDA)

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N 38° 59.915', W 84° 37.601'

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Union troops, had built forts around Covington to repel expected attack from CSA troops under Gen. Heth. Detachment of 101 CSA troops camped at Snow's Pond attacked here by scouting party of 53 USA cavalrymen Sept. 17, 1862. In the skirmish 1 Union, 5 Confederates killed and 1 Union, 7 Confederates were wounded. Larkin Vaughan, a civilian, killed by a stray shot.
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HM NumberHM2GDA
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 705526 N 4319298
Decimal Degrees38.99858333, -84.62668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.915', W 84° 37.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 54.9" N, 84° 37' 36.06" W
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