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Near Sonora in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Captured and Burned

Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky

 
 
Captured and Burned Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
1. Captured and Burned Marker
Inscription. On second Kentucky raid CSA Gen. J.H. Morgan's cavalry came from Glasgow to Hammonville, Dec. 25, 1862. Next day sent unit to Bacon Creek and other to Nolin to take stockades and burn trestles, both places. At Nolin, two miles west, 76 Union men taken prisoners and paroled. Stockades and trestles burned both places. Railroad out of use for critical time. See map.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 748.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 33.193′ N, 85° 52.15′ W. Marker is near Sonora, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Dixie Avenue (U.S. 31W) and Nolin Road (County Road 1407), on the left when traveling south on South Dixie Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 Nolin Road, Sonora KY 42776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Two Miles South of this town Abraham Lincoln was born ... (approx. 7.2 miles away); Lincoln and Hodgen's Mill (approx. 7.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - As - A - Boy Statue
Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
2. Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky Marker
(approx. 7.2 miles away); Larue County / County Officials --- 1843 (approx. 7.2 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Sinking Spring (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Boundary Oak (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Memorial Building (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Captured and Burned Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
3. Captured and Burned Marker
Looking south on US 31W, intersection with Rd 1407 on right.
Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
4. Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky Marker
Looking north on US 31W.
Map Legend detail image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
5. Map Legend detail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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