Civil War Actions

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Location: Barbourville, KY 40906 Knox County
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N 36° 52.058', W 83° 52.803'

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First skirmish in eastern Ky. On Sept. 19, 1861, Zollicoffer's CSA troops approached Barbourville. Home guard obstructed bridge, CSA took another route, were repulsed twice before guards retreated. Considerable property destroyed in town.

CSA Gen. Kirby Smith's hdqrs. here Aug. 18 to 25, 1862 while preparing invasion of central Ky.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number518
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 10:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 243270 N 4084061
Decimal Degrees36.86763333, -83.88005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 52.058', W 83° 52.803'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 52' 3.48" N, 83° 52' 48.18" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-125 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Barbourville KY 40906, US
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