Bowling Green The Confederate Capitol of Kentucky

Bowling Green The Confederate Capitol of Kentucky (HMW21)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42101 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.602', W 86° 26.476'

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A newly constituted stated of Kentucky, having been conceived in sovereignty convention Nov. 18-20, 1861 at Russellville, established Bowling Green as its capitol. The commissioners to the Confederate Congress in Richmond were William Preston, Louisville, William E. Simms, Bourbon, and Henry C. Burnett, Trigg. On Dec. 10, 1861 the State of Kentucky was admitted into the Confederacy by act of the Confederate States, Section 1. "The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact that the State of Kentucky be, and is hereby admitted a member of the Confederate States of America, on an equal footing with the other states of this Confederacy." Kentuckians sympathetic with the cause of States Rights, founded a state and a country which they could call their own. The Kentucky Senators and Representatives were:
Hon. Henry C. Burnett
Hon. William E. Simms
Hon. Thomas B. Monroe

House of Representatives
Hon. H.W. Bruce
Hon. R. J. Breckinridge Jr.
Hon. Ely M. Bruce
Hon. Willis B. Machen
Hon. James S. Chrisman
Hon. John W. Crockett
Hon. John M. Elliott
Hon. George W. Ewing
Hon. George B. Hodge
Hon. James W. Moore
Hon. Henry E. Read
Hon. George W. Triplett
Hon Theodore L. Burnett
HM NumberHMW21
Year Placed1949
Placed ByDaughters of the Confederates Bowling Green
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 549718 N 4094282
Decimal Degrees36.99336667, -86.44126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.602', W 86° 26.476'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 36.12" N, 86° 26' 28.56" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 435-467 E Main Ave, Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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