The Valley of Death

The Valley of Death (HM2M7N)

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N 37° 40.395', W 84° 58.145'

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— The Battle for Kentucky October 8, 1862 —

I was riding in front of the regiment; a grape shot passed through the head of my horse below the eyes. -Colonel John H. Savage, 16th Tennessee

Confederate Colonel John Huston Savage (shown in his Mexican War Uniform) commanded the 16th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry under General Daniel Donelson.
HM NumberHM2M7N
Placed ByPerryville State Historic Site
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Date Added Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 679106 N 4171502
Decimal Degrees37.67325000, -84.96908333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.395', W 84° 58.145'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 23.7" N, 84° 58' 8.7000000000002" W
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