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Near Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Munfordville

 
 
Battle of Munfordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
1. Battle of Munfordville Marker
Inscription. Sept. 14-17, 1862 Mississippi regiments of Gen. Bragg's army defeated Gen. Buell's Union forces. 50 killed, 307 wounded. Confederates destroyed railroad bridge. Site of Fort Craig and Monument to Col. R.A. Smith 1500 ft. west.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 119.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 15.633′ N, 85° 53.317′ W. Marker is near Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Woodsonville Road and Charlie Downing Road. Click for map. Marker is located near the back end of the Old Green River Union church cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Craig (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); L&N Railroad Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kentucky and the Western War (approx. mile away); The Raider (approx. mile away); Anthony Woodson Farm (approx. mile away); The Woodson Farm
Battle of Munfordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
2. Battle of Munfordville Marker
Marker is on other side of the cemetery fence. No access to the marker or Fort Craig site (behind the marker) through the cemetery.
(approx. mile away); Battle of Munfordville: Day 1 (approx. mile away); Battle of Munfordville: Siege (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsForts, CastlesRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Battle of Munfordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
3. Battle of Munfordville Marker
Fort Craig site. Marker on the right.
Battle of Munfordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
4. Battle of Munfordville Marker
Fort Craig and marker as seen from the battlefield trail.
Battle of Munfordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
5. Battle of Munfordville Marker
view of Munfordville battlefield from the Green River Union cemetery. Fort Craig site and marker are to the right.
Smith monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
6. Smith monument
located on private property near the railroad, this picture is taken from the battlefield trail.
Smith monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 6, 2011
7. Smith monument
 
 
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