Courthouse Burned

Courthouse Burned (HM14R3)

Location: Hodgenville, KY 42748 Larue County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 34.437', W 85° 44.407'

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Side One

Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months: twelve by Confederates, eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident.
See map on reverse side.
The courthouse at Hodgenville was burned by guerrillas Feb. 21, 1865. It had been used by Union soldiers as barracks. All of the county records were saved.

Side Two

Locations of twenty-two courthouses in Kentucky burned during Civil War.

Route of Brig. Gen. Hylan B. Lyon
December 1864

Courthouses burned on Lyon's Raid

Other courthouses which were burned
as an incident to the war


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Details
HM NumberHM14R3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number591
Year Placed1963
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1:41am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 611253 N 4159291
Decimal Degrees37.57395000, -85.74011667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.437', W 85° 44.407'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 26.22" N, 85° 44' 24.42" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville KY 42748, US
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