Augusta In Civil War

Augusta In Civil War (HM1M2L)

Location: Augusta, KY 41002 Bracken County
Country: United States of America
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N 38° 46.219', W 84° 0.461'

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By Sept. 1862 6,000 Union troops had gone from this district. Only 100 Home Guards left, under Col. Bradford. On Sept. 27, Col. Duke with 350 Morgan Raiders attacked. Guards secreted in houses fought until Raiders penetrated area, burned and cannonaded houses. CSA losses of men and ammunition forced return to Falmouth and abandonment of raid into Ohio.
HM NumberHM1M2L
Marker Number501
Year Placed1962
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 759971 N 4295542
Decimal Degrees38.77031667, -84.00768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 46.219', W 84° 0.461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 46' 13.14" N, 84° 0' 27.66" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near KY-8, Augusta KY 41002, US
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