The Battle of Buffington Island

The Battle of Buffington Island (HMNW3)

Location: Portland, OH 45770 Meigs County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 0.133', W 81° 46.433'

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July 19, 1863

— Dedicated to Confederate Forces and Leaders —

Morgan's Cavalry Division - Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan
Duke's Brigade - Col. Basil Duke
2nd Kentucky Cavalry (Maj. Thomas Webber)
5th Kentucky Cavalry (Col. D. Howard Smith)
6th Kentucky Cavalry (Lt. Col. John Warren Grisby)
9th Tennessee Cavalry (Lt. Col. William W. Ward)
Co. A 9th Kentucky Cavalry (Capt. Thomas Hines)

Johnson's Brigade - Col. Adam Johnson
7th Kentucky Cavalry (Lt. Col. Jonathan Huffman)
9th Kentucky Cavalry (Col. Roy Cluke)
10th Kentucky Cavalry (Col. Adam Johnson)
11th Kentucky Cavalry (Lt. Col. Joseph T. Tucker)
14th Kentucky Cavalry (Col. Richard C. Morgan)
Byrne's Battery Kentucky Artillery (Capt. E.P. Byrne)
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HM NumberHMNW3
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Placed ByMeigs County Historical Society, Meigs County Commissioners, Ohio Travel and Tourism, The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 432989 N 4317307
Decimal Degrees39.00221667, -81.77388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.133', W 81° 46.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 7.98" N, 81° 46' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 56700-56998 Ohio River Scenic Byway, Portland OH 45770, US
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