Site of Killing of Asa Harmon McCoy

Site of Killing of Asa Harmon McCoy (HMY6X)

Location: Ransom, KY 41558 Pike County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 33.461', W 82° 11.505'

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Asa Harmon McCoy, a Union soldier, was shot in 1865 by the Logan Wildcats. The Wildcats were led by Confederate "Devil Anse" Hatfield. Jim Vance was the suspected leader in the murder, although there was never a conviction. This was the first incident between the two families.

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HM NumberHMY6X
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2068
Year Placed2001
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society – Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 5:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 394740 N 4157408
Decimal Degrees37.55768333, -82.19175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.461', W 82° 11.505'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 27.66" N, 82° 11' 30.30" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15-17 Big Blue Springs Rd, Ransom KY 41558, US
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