A Civil War Defense Line

A Civil War Defense Line (HM1KIC)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42101 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.946', W 86° 26.238'

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Troops under Generals S. B. Buckner and A. S. Johnston, CSA, took up this key position in the Southern defense line on Sept. 18, 1861. After Fort Henry fell and Fort Donelson was threatened, they evacuated Feb. 11-13, 1862. Gen. O. M. Mitchell and Federal troops entered Feb. 14, 1862, occupying the evacuated fort and securing the defense line for the North.
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HM NumberHM1KIC
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Marker Number538
Year Placed1962
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 550067 N 4094920
Decimal Degrees36.99910000, -86.43730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.946', W 86° 26.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 56.76" N, 86° 26' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 Center St, Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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