Civil War Actions

Civil War Actions (HMX85)

Location: Beattyville, KY 41311 Owsley County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 28.553', W 83° 40.5'

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Retreating to Ohio from Cumberland Gap, part of USA Brig. Gen. Geo. W. Morgan's command passed by here obtaining supplies Sept. 21, 1862.

Force of 40 local citizens drove off 75 Southern partisans guerrillas April 14, 1864.

Col. C. H. Hanson and 300 USA troops pursuing Morgan's Raiders stopped here to obtain guides and information, June 17, 1864.
HM NumberHMX85
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number561
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 12:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 263458 N 4151026
Decimal Degrees37.47588333, -83.67500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 28.553', W 83° 40.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 28' 33.18" N, 83° 40' 30.00" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203-217 Mulberry St, Beattyville KY 41311, US
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