Christmas Mishap

Christmas Mishap (HM1DWL)

Location: Glasgow, KY 42141 Barren County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.745', W 85° 54.781'

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On Dec. 24, 1862, main body of Morgan's Raiders made camp south of here. Capt. Quirk and scouts entered town although USA troops patrolled area. CSA scouts wished to celebrate Christmas Eve, and dismounted at tavern. A patrol of 2nd Mich. Cavalry, USA, rode up with same desire. After skirmish, with slight losses, both parties stampeded without a celebration.
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HM NumberHM1DWL
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number544
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 12:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 596722 N 4094953
Decimal Degrees36.99575000, -85.91301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.745', W 85° 54.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 44.70" N, 85° 54' 46.86" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-498 Court House Square, Glasgow KY 42141, US
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