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Mount Sterling in Montgomery County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Mt. Sterling

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. Battle of Mt. Sterling Marker
Inscription. On March 22, 1863, about 300 Confederate cavalrymen under Col. R.S. Cluke captured this city. Taking 438 prisoners, 222 wagon loads of military stores, 500 mules and 1000 stand of arms. Confederate losses: 8 killed, 13 wounded. Union: 4 killed, 10 wounded.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 177.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.414′ N, 83° 56.586′ W. Marker is in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Broadway Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Sterling KY 40353, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montgomery County. 1797 (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Robbery / Bank Sues (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Little Mountain Indian Mound (approx. 0.3 miles away); Estill's Defeat (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle-June 8, 1864 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle-June 9, 1864 (approx. mile away); The Gaitskill Mound (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Sterling.
 
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By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. Battle of Mt. Sterling Marker
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Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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