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

Crawford Springs

 
 
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By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
1. Crawford Springs Marker
Inscription. As Confederate and Union armies converged over to the west the day and night before great Battle of Perryville, Oct. 8, 1862, there was constant fighting for water. Almost unprecedented drought had made water so scarce that troops contended for pools in dry creeks. This spring provided continuous supply to CSA Gen. Bragg's hdqrs. and troops on this side of river.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 965.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 39.616′ N, 84° 56.394′ W. Marker is near Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on Harrodsburg Road / North Bragg Street (U.S. 68) near Hardee Street, on the left 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 walking distance of this marker. Crawford House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Rural Electric Co-Op Substation in County (approx. mile away); Perryville (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Dye House (approx.
Crawford Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
2. Crawford Springs Marker
0.9 miles away); Merchants' Row / Street Fighting (approx. one mile away); The Battle of Perryville (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.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Ken Smith, August 18, 2013
3. Crawford Springs Marker
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By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2012
4. Crawford Springs
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   4. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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