L & N Bridge - Civil War

L & N Bridge - Civil War (HM2AJ0)

Location: Shepherdsville, KY 40165 Bullitt County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 59.024', W 85° 43.044'

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Destroyed 3 times by CSA. Partially razed on Sept. 7, 1862, by troops under Col. John Hutcheson. During the occupation of Sheperdsville, Sept. 28 Braxton Bragg's troops agin destroyed it, but new bridge was up by Oct. 11. After Battle of Elizabethtown, Dec. 27, John Hunt Morgan's men moved along tracks, destroying everything on way to trestle works at Muldraugh's Hill.
HM NumberHM2AJ0
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 612636 N 4204786
Decimal Degrees37.98373333, -85.71740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 59.024', W 85° 43.044'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 59' 1.4400000000001" N, 85° 43' 2.6399999999998" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 605 Preston Hwy, Shepherdsville KY 40165, US
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