September 19, 1861On September 19, 1861, near the spot where you now stand, a small contingent of Knox County Home Guard faced 800 Confederates at the bridge spanning Town Spring Branch. In 1992 the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission named the Battle of Barbourville one of the 384 most significant and endangered Civil War battlefields in the United States. Barbourville Civil War Interpretive Park is dedicated to the memory of the men who participated in the Battle of Barbourville and in all of this nation's Civil War battles and engagements.
|Placed By||Wilderness Road Heritage Highway - National Scenic Byway|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:42pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 242780 N 4083978|
|Decimal Degrees||36.86675000, -83.88551667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 52.005', W 83° 53.131'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 52' 0.30" N, 83° 53' 7.86" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 108-130 Cumberland Ave, Barbourville KY 40906, US|
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