Morgan's Last Raid

Morgan's Last Raid (HM1L2B)

Location: Hindman, KY 41822 Knott County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 19.909', W 82° 59.735'

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(Side One)
On tragic last Kentucky raid, CSA Gen. John H. Morgan and Raiders entered state June 1, 1864. Moved through here. Took Mt. Sterling June 8, lost it on 9th, then took Lexington on 10th, and Cynthiana on the 11th. Next day USA under Gen. S.G. Burbridge defeated CSA. Morgan retreated reaching Virginia June 20. Map other side. Raiders never recovered from this reverse.

(Side Two)
Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat in Kentucky.

(Map of Military Actions in Kentucky)
Details
HM NumberHM1L2B
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number624
Year Placed1963
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 323205 N 4133550
Decimal Degrees37.33181667, -82.99558333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 19.909', W 82° 59.735'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 19' 54.54" N, 82° 59' 44.1" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1570 KY-550, Hindman KY 41822, US
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