Morgan's Second Raid

Morgan's Second Raid (HMGOS)

Location: Elizabethtown, KY 42701 Hardin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 41.313', W 85° 51.244'

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North of here, Morgan's Raiders destroyed two of the most important L & N R.R. trestles Dec. 28, 1862, rendering line impassable for two months. Circling this area, they returned to Tenn. on Jan, 2, 1863. In eleven days they destroyed $2,000,000 in U.S. property, wrecked L & N line from Munfordville to Shepherdsville, and captured, then paroled, 1,877 prisoners.
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HM NumberHMGOS
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number525
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 601035 N 4171877
Decimal Degrees37.68855000, -85.85406667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.313', W 85° 51.244'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 18.78" N, 85° 51' 14.64" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 420-426 E Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown KY 42701, US
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