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Battle of Richmond Masonic Memorial

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 6, 2010
1. Battle of Richmond Masonic Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the many brothers of the Masonic fraternity, both Union and Confederate, who gallantly fought during the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky August 29 & 30, 1862
Richmond Lodge No. 25
Madison Lodge No. 183
Kingston Lodge No. 315
Waco Lodge No. 338
Berea Lodge No. 617
Richmond Chapter No. 438, OES

 
Location. 37° 41.079′ N, 84° 15.496′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Kingston Highway/Battlefield Memorial Highway (U.S. 421) and Berea Road (U.S. 25), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Battle of Richmond Visitor's Center, near the North fence. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond KY 40475, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fight at Rogersville (a few steps from this marker); Patrick Ronayne Cleburne (within shouting distance of this marker); General Mahlon Manson (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Richmond (within shouting distance of this marker); General Edmund Kirby Smith (within shouting
Battle of Richmond Masonic Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 6, 2010
2. Battle of Richmond Masonic Memorial Marker
The building is the "Rogers" house and is the home of the Battle of Richmond Visitor's Center. The marker can be seen to the left.
distance of this marker); General William "Bull" Nelson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Confederates Crush The Union Left (approx. 0.8 miles away); Manson's First Line (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Civil
 
Battle of Richmond Masonic Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 6, 2010
3. Battle of Richmond Masonic Memorial Marker
Looking North from the parking lot. Wayside marker to the left is entitled, "Fight at Rogersville"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 744 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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