Confederate Governor

Confederate Governor (HM6BI)

Location: Georgetown, KY 40324 Scott County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 10.487', W 84° 36.554'

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Home of George W. Johnson, born 1811 in Scott Co. Named first Confederate Governor of Ky. in Nov. 1861, he followed CSA army's withdrawal to Tenn. from Bowling Green in Feb., 1862. He became aide to Gen. John C. Breckinridge but fought as private in Battle of Shiloh and mortally wounded, Apr. 7, 1862 - - still as CSA Gov. Burial was in cemetery here.
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HM NumberHM6BI
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number610
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:20pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 709418 N 4227909
Decimal Degrees38.17478333, -84.60923333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 10.487', W 84° 36.554'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 10' 29.22" N, 84° 36' 33.24" W
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Area Code(s)502, 859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3085-3139 Ironworks Rd, Georgetown KY 40324, US
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