Captured and Burned

Captured and Burned (HMQPH)

Location: Sonora, KY 42776 Hardin County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 33.193', W 85° 52.15'

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Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky

On second Kentucky raid CSA Gen. J.H. Morgan's cavalry came from Glasgow to Hammonville, Dec. 25, 1862. Next day sent unit to Bacon Creek and other to Nolin to take stockades and burn trestles, both places. At Nolin, two miles west, 76 Union men taken prisoners and paroled. Stockades and trestles burned both places. Railroad out of use for critical time. See map.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number748
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 2:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 599885 N 4156846
Decimal Degrees37.55321667, -85.86916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.193', W 85° 52.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 11.58" N, 85° 52' 9.00" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9918 S Dixie Hwy, Sonora KY 42776, US
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