The Battle of Barbourville

The Battle of Barbourville (HMNXK)

Location: Barbourville, KY 40906 Knox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 52.005', W 83° 53.131'

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September 19, 1861

On September 19, 1861, near the spot where you now stand, a small contingent of Knox County Home Guard faced 800 Confederates at the bridge spanning Town Spring Branch. In 1992 the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission named the Battle of Barbourville one of the 384 most significant and endangered Civil War battlefields in the United States. Barbourville Civil War Interpretive Park is dedicated to the memory of the men who participated in the Battle of Barbourville and in all of this nation's Civil War battles and engagements.

In appreciation to the following organizations and individuals for their contribution to the Barbourville Civil War Interpretive Park.
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Placed ByWilderness Road Heritage Highway - National Scenic Byway
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 242780 N 4083978
Decimal Degrees36.86675000, -83.88551667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 52.005', W 83° 53.131'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 52' 0.30" N, 83° 53' 7.86" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 108-130 Cumberland Ave, Barbourville KY 40906, US
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