CSA at Paris, 1862 Historical

CSA at Paris, 1862 Historical (HM1TW0)

Location: Paris, KY 40361 Bourbon County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.808', W 84° 14.991'

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July 18, on its first Ky. raid Gen. John Hunt Morgan's cavalry rode to Paris from victory at Cynthiana. After holding out for days citizen groups surrendered. Warned of Union force nearby, CSA escaped pursuit, returned to Tenn. While Confederates held Lexington, Georgetown, and Frankfort Capitol they occupied Paris three weeks Sept. 1862. Map on reverse side.

Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat in Kentucky.
Lt. Gen. N.B. Forrest's Raid - Nov. 1861-Feb. 1862
Lt. Gen. N.B. Forrest's Raid - Dec. 1862
Lt. Gen. N.B. Forrest's Raid - March-April 1864
Lt. Gen. N.B. Forrest's Raid - Oct.-Nov. 1864
Brig. Gen. John H. Morgan's Raid - July 1862
Brig. Gen. John H. Morgan's Raid - Dec. 1862
Brig. Gen. John H. Morgan's Raid - July 1863
Brig. Gen. John H. Morgan's Raid - June 1864
Gen. Braxton Bragg's Invasion - Aug.-Sept. 1862
Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith's Invasion - Aug.-Sept. 1862
Brig. Gen. George W. Morgan's Retreat - Sept.-Oct. 1862
Broken Line indicates detachment from main force
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HM NumberHM1TW0
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740776 N 4233076
Decimal Degrees38.21346667, -84.24985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.808', W 84° 14.991'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 48.48" N, 84° 14' 59.46" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-25 US-460, Paris KY 40361, US
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