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

Russell House

 
 
Russell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
1. Russell House Marker
Inscription. On the knoll, it was a key position on the Union left flank under Maj. Gen. McCook in Battle of Perryville, Oct. 8, 1862. The scene of desperate fighting, it changed hands twice and was hit many times. After the battle it was used as a hospital.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 194.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 40.108′ N, 84° 58.766′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on Hays Mays Road 0.1 miles east of Whites Road, on the left when traveling west. 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 walking distance of this marker. Illinois Soldiers at Perryville (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Polk Behind Enemy Lines (about 700 feet away); Dixville Crossroads (about 700 feet away); Harris' Battery (about 700 feet away); 80th Indiana (approx. 0.2 miles away); Webster's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleburne's Advance (approx. 0.2 miles away); Widow Gibson Cabin (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Perryville.
 
Also see . . .
Hays Mays Road image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
2. Hays Mays Road

1. Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. Kentucky State Parks (Submitted on August 21, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Perryville. Civil War Trust (Submitted on August 21, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Perryville. CWSAC Battle Summary (Submitted on August 21, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 592 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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