The Great Raid
—July 3, 1863 —After engaging Union forces in Columbia the afternoon of July 3,Gen.John Hunt Morgan's command continued north on the Columbia-Lebanon Pike. Just beyond the town, they passed Union Camp Gilbert, formerly named Camp Boyle, now abandoned - the site marked by a telegraph line, tents,and a few men powerless to stop 2,400 raiders thundering toward Cane Valley, seven miles north.
|Placed By||Kentucky Heartland Civil War Trails Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 649189 N 4116183|
|Decimal Degrees||37.18018333, -85.31935000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 10.811', W 85° 19.161'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 10' 48.66" N, 85° 19' 9.66" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2242-2298 Cane Valley Rd, Columbia KY 42728, US|
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