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

Crawford House

 
 
Crawford House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
1. Crawford House Marker
Inscription. Used by Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg as headquarters during the Battle of Perryville, Oct. 8, 1862. Crawford Spring, back of the house, furnished vital water supply to CSA troops on the drought stricken battlefield.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 193.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 39.649′ N, 84° 56.386′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on Harrodsburg Road (U.S. 68) south of South Braxton Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville KY 40468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crawford Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Dye House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Perryville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Merchants' Row / Street Fighting (approx. one mile away); The Battle of Perryville
Crawford House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
2. Crawford House Marker
(approx. one mile away); Bragg's Invasion of Kentucky (approx. one mile away); The City of Perryville (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Perryville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. Kentucky State Parks (Submitted on August 20, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Perryville. Civil War Trust (Submitted on August 20, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Perryville. CWSAC Battlefield Summary (Submitted on August 20, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Crawford House on Harrodsburg Rd image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
3. Crawford House on Harrodsburg Rd
Crawford House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
4. Crawford House
Crawford House image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2012
5. Crawford House
Crawford House image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2012
6. Crawford House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   5, 6. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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