Civil War Action

Civil War Action (HMA7J)

Location: Berea, KY 40403 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 33.093', W 84° 12.514'

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Aug. 23, 1862. Col. Scott's La. Cavalry, of Gen. Kirby Smith's invading army from Tenn., routed Col. Metcalfe and Union troops. Approaching Richond as USA army arrived, Scott went back to Camp Wildcat, then joined Smith in Richmond victory, Aug. 30, 1862.

Mar. 1864, Gen. Grant on way to take command of all US armies stopped at house south of here.
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HM NumberHMA7J
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number514
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 746590 N 4159723
Decimal Degrees37.55155000, -84.20856667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.093', W 84° 12.514'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 5.58" N, 84° 12' 30.84" W
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Area Code(s)859, 606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19-99 McKee Rd, Berea KY 40403, US
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