Fort Albert Sidney Johnston

Fort Albert Sidney Johnston (HM2K9B)

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N 36° 59.262', W 86° 27.111'

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General Simon Bolivar Buckner occupied Bowling Green September 18, 1861.

General Albert Sidney Johnston, Commander Confederate Army of the West, move headquarters to Bowling Green October 28, 1861. He began the erection of this fort.

General Johnston evacuated Bowling Green February 14, 1862, and started for Nashville. This ended Confederate control here.

General Ormsby M. Mitchell of the Union Army occupied Bowling Green February 15, 1862.

Colonel Benjamin Harrison, later President, was one among the Union officers in command here.

Union forces held the fort to the end of the war.
HM NumberHM2K9B
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Date Added Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 548780 N 4093648
Decimal Degrees36.98770000, -86.45185000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.262', W 86° 27.111'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 15.72" N, 86° 27' 6.66" W
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