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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KKT_chalybeate-springs_Russell-Springs-KY.html
A health resort long known as Big Boiling Springs, operated before 1850 by family of Sam Patterson, among the earliest settlers. Log cabins (12) called Long Row were built for guests who came here for amusement, pleasure, and the medicinal iron an…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KKS_forage-depot-civil-war_Russell-Springs-KY.html
In Dec. 1861, Col. Frank Wolford, USA, with Companies A, B, C and H left Camp Billy Williams enroute to Webbs Cross Roads. Here they guarded forage collected and stored by Lieutenant Silas Adams, Regimental Quartermaster of First Ky. Cavalry. July…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KKR_russell-county_Jamestown-KY.html
Established, 1825, out of parts of Adair, Wayne, Cumberland. Named for Col. Wm. Russell (1758-1825). Lieut., Revolution; came Fayette Co., Ky. In Indian campaigns of 1791 and '94. At Tippecanoe, 1811. Succeeded Gen. Wm. H. Harrison in command Ind.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KKQ_jamestown-skirmishes_Jamestown-KY.html
Dec. 25, 1861, part of First Ky. Cav., USA, camped at Webb's Cross Roads to guard stored corn and forage and scout CSA operations. Detachment skirmished with enemy here resulting in one death, CSA. Both armies in area again, 1863. On June 2, 300 C…
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