Two Successful Raids

Two Successful Raids (HMZAE)

Location: Mayfield, KY 42066 Graves County
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N 36° 44.863', W 88° 38.203'

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CSA General Nathan B. Forrest with main body of cavalry passed thru Mayfield to and from destructive raid on Paducah, March 25, 1864. Gen. Abraham Buford's division camped here. Kentucky regiments given leave to visit homes, enlist recruits. All returned. News item led Forrest to send Buford from Tenn. thru here again, April 14, to capture horses missed before.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number654
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 353885 N 4068135
Decimal Degrees36.74771667, -88.63671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 44.863', W 88° 38.203'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 44' 51.78" N, 88° 38' 12.18" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 413 N 7th St, Mayfield KY 42066, US
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