Two Successful Raids

Two Successful Raids (HMZAS)

Location: Fulton, KY 42041 Graves County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 30.179', W 88° 42.919'

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CSA Gen. N. B. Forrest with main body of cavalry passed this way before and after destructive raid on Paducah, March 25, 1864. Returning, Kentucky regiments, camping near here, given leave to seek food, horses, get recruits, visit families. Not one deserted. News item led Forrest to send men back thru here again, April 14, to capture horses missed before.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number655
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 10:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 346383 N 4041107
Decimal Degrees36.50298333, -88.71531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 30.179', W 88° 42.919'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 30' 10.74" N, 88° 42' 55.14" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9909-10039 State Hwy 129, Fulton KY 42041, US
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