— The Battle for Kentucky October 8, 1862 —As the Union and Confederate armies deployed around Perryville on October 7 and 8, the city's inhabitants found themselves caught in the middle. Many residents fled the town in haste, taking whatever belongings they could collect. Other civilians endured the battle in cellars or in the cave by the Chaplin River. As far as can be determined, no civilians died during the fighting onOctober 8, 1862.
|Placed By||The Perryville Enhancement Project and the Louisville Civil War Roundtable|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 1:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 680703 N 4168856|
|Decimal Degrees||37.64910000, -84.95165000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 38.946', W 84° 57.099'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 38' 56.76" N, 84° 57' 5.94" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 302 S Buell St, Perryville KY 40468, US|
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