King's Hill Skirmish

King's Hill Skirmish (HM26BZ)

Location: Leesburg, AL 35983 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 8.921', W 85° 49.66'

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On October 23, 1864, U.S. troops under Brig. Gen. W.L. Elliot, Chief of U.S. Calvary, Dept. of the Cumberland, advanced upon Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler's Confederate forces positioned on King's Hill. The C.S. troop's fell back to another line of works two miles beyond.
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HM NumberHM26BZ
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Placed ByCherokee County Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 608076 N 3779262
Decimal Degrees34.14868333, -85.82766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 8.921', W 85° 49.66'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 8' 55.26" N, 85° 49' 39.6" W
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Area Code(s)256
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 County Rd 20, Leesburg AL 35983, US
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