Battle-June 8, 1864

Battle-June 8, 1864 (HM1KLH)

Location: Mount Sterling, KY 40353 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 2.849', W 83° 56.24'

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Early this day CSA forces under Gen. John H. Morgan on his tragic last raid attacked Union camp here under Capt. Edward Barlow. CSA took 380 prisoners and material. $59,000 taken from Farmers' Bank. Leaving a force here under Col. H. L. Giltner, Morgan moved west with 2nd Brigade. Next morning CSA driven out. Joined by Morgan, took Lexington next day.
Marker Number628
Year Placed1967
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 242248 N 4215157
Decimal Degrees38.04748333, -83.93733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.849', W 83° 56.24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 50.94" N, 83° 56' 14.4" W
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Area Code(s)859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1051 Camargo Rd, Mount Sterling KY 40353, US
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