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Bardwell in Carlisle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Demonstration - 1862

 
 
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By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
1. Demonstration - 1862 Marker
Inscription. Jan. 1862, Brig. Gen. U.S. Grant sent 5,000 USA troops from Cairo as a demonstration against Columbus, a Confederate stronghold on the Miss. River. Combined forces led by Brig. Gen. J.A. McClernand from Ft. Jefferson at Wickliffe through here to Milburn and back to Cairo. It acquainted U.S. Army with the area. It "inspired hope" among many loyal Federal citizens.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 563.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 52.688′ N, 89° 0.893′ W. Marker is in Bardwell, Kentucky, in Carlisle County. Marker is on Elm Street (U.S. 51/62), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bardwell KY 42023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Fort Jefferson (approx. 6.8 miles away); Fort Jefferson Site / Indian Massacre (approx. 6.8 miles away); Union Supply Base (approx. 6.8 miles away); Fort Jefferson (approx. 6.8
Demonstration - 1862 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
2. Demonstration - 1862 Marker
miles away); Lewis & Clark at Old Fort Jefferson (approx. 7 miles away); County Named, 1842 (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Prince of the French Explorers (approx. 7.7 miles away); King Mounds (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,374 times since then and 166 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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