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Somerset in Pulaski County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dutton's Hill Battle

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
1. Dutton's Hill Battle Marker
Inscription. March 30, 1863, USA force of 1,250 under General Q. A. Gillmore overtook 1,550 Confederate cavalry under Gen. John Pegram, here. Five hour battle resulted. CSA driven from one position to another, withdrew during night across Cumberland. Killed, wounded, missing, CSA 200 and USA 30. On nine day expedition into Ky., CSA had captured 750 cattle and took 537 across river.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 712.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 6.9′ N, 84° 35.783′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Kentucky, in Pulaski County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 39 south of Wayne Pierce Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is near the entrance to the Dutton Hill development. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset KY 42503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Governor Morrow (approx. 1.4 miles away); Morgan's First Raid (approx. 1.6 miles away); Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pulaski County 1799
Dutton's Hill Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
2. Dutton's Hill Battle Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Town Spring (approx. 1.8 miles away); Confederate Defense Line (approx. 8.3 miles away); A Hard March (approx. 8.3 miles away); a different marker also named "A Hard March" (approx. 8.4 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Somerset.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Dutton's Hill Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2013
3. Dutton's Hill Battle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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