Union Supply Base

Union Supply Base (HMC5G)

Location: Wickliffe, KY 42087 Ballard County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 57.337', W 89° 5.469'

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One of first Kentucky positions, Fort Jefferson, occupied by Union troops after Confederate seizure of Columbus, Sept. 1861. From this base, Gen. U.S. Grant directed demonstration against Columbus, Jan. 1862. Troops from here joined in capturing Ft. Henry, Feb. 1862. One of four river ports in area used as Union supply bases for operations in the western theater.
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HM NumberHMC5G
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number757
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 313818 N 4091991
Decimal Degrees36.95561667, -89.09115000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 57.337', W 89° 5.469'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 57' 20.22" N, 89° 5' 28.14" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7250 Cs-1016, Wickliffe KY 42087, US
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