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Perryville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bottom House

 
 
Bottom House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2003
1. Bottom House Marker
Inscription. Owned by Squire H. P. Bottom, it was a key position in Battle of Perryville, Oct. 8, 1862. At the beginning of battle held by USA troops. After a massed attack, Confederates took the house and held it. The battle over, Bottom identified and buried CSA dead.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 192.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 39.901′ N, 84° 58.194′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on Hayes-May Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at the southern edge of Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville KY 40468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The H. P. Bottom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Baptism of Fire (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 15th Kentucky Infantry (US) (about 600 feet away); Assault from the Bottom House (about 600 feet away); Michigan at Perryville (about 700
Bottom House Marker (new) Photo, Click for full size
By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2012
2. Bottom House Marker (new)
feet away); Artillery Duel at Loomis Heights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simonson’s Battery (approx. ¼ mile away); Defense of Loomis’ Heights (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Perryville.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Perryville. (Submitted on August 6, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
Bottom House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Graff, April 19, 2012
3. Bottom House Marker
Bottom House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2012
4. Bottom House Marker
Markers location in relation to the Bottom House.
Bottom House Photo, Click for full size
By David Graff, April 19, 2012
5. Bottom House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,394 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   4. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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