Western Theater, 1861-1862Other than by navigating the Mississippi River, the only way for armies west of the Appalachians to move from north to south was through Kentucky. Kentucky's rivers and railroads tempted commanders from both sides in spite of the state's declared neutrality. Only months after the attack on Fort Sumter, Kentucky was claimed by both sides, and each established a capitol - Union at Frankfort, and Confederate at Bowling Green.
|Placed By||Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:16am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 598608 N 4123980|
|Decimal Degrees||37.25716667, -85.88800000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 15.43', W 85° 53.28'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 15' 25.80" N, 85° 53' 16.80" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 370 Charlie Dowling Rd, Munfordville KY 42765, US|
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