Richmond in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Richmond, Ky.
August 29-30, 1862
Confederates: 12,000 Infantry, 4,000 Cavalry
Federals: 7,000 Infantry
Confederate, E. Kirby Smith
Federal, William Nelson, M.D. Manson
Confederate, 75 killed, 200 wounded
Federal, 206 killed, 844 wounded 4,303 prisoners (many men escaped) 9 pieces of artillery 10,000 stands of small arms large quantity of supplies
(Legend to Map on Back):
Madison County Kentucky
1 - Clay Home - Whitehall
2 - Republican Church - Baptist
3 - Fort Boonesborough
4 - Cane Spring Church
5 - Flatwoods Church
6 - Woodlawn
7 - Twetty's Fort
8 - Fort Estill
9 - Castlewood
10 - Jonathan Estill Home
11 - Mount Zion Church
12 - Hancock Taylor's Grave
13 - Milford - Original County Seat
14 - New Hope Church
15 - U.S. Grant House
16 - Indian Mound
17 - Kit Carson's Birthplace
18 - Original Location - Squire Boone Rock
19 - U.S. Ordnance
Erected 1955 by Fiscal Court of Madison County.
Location. 37° 42.764′ N, 84° 16.133′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Berea Road (U.S. 25/421) and Pace Ramsey Road Click for map. Location is a small rest area along the highway. Multiple markers are located here. 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. Twitty's or Little Fort (here, next to this marker); Fort Estill (here, next to this marker); Daniel Boone's Trace (here, next to this marker); Daniel Boone's Trail (here, next to this marker); Race to Richmond (a few steps from this marker); "Defeat and Destruction Seemed Inevitable" (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Rally, boys! Rally to the Colors!" (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Richmond (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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