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Near Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Rowletts Station

 
 
Battle of Rowletts Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
1. Battle of Rowletts Station Marker
Inscription. Four hundred yards west of this site, December 17, 1861, Colonel B.F. Terry, 8th Texas Cavalry, CSA, was killed. He was leading his Rangers in a charge against troops, formed in a hollow square, of the 32nd Indiana Volunteers under the command of Colonel August Willich.

Presented by Texas Division,
Sons of Confederate Veterans

 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1504.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 37° 15.051′ N, 85° 53.332′ W. Marker is near Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is on S. Dixie Highway (U.S. 31W) 0.2 miles south of Charlie Dowling Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Rowletts Station (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Munfordville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rowlett's Station (approx. 0.3
Battle of Rowletts Station Marker on S. Dixie Highway (US 31W) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
2. Battle of Rowletts Station Marker on S. Dixie Highway (US 31W)
View to southwest with marker on left (east) side of highway
miles away); Battle of Munfordville: Day 1 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anthony Woodson Farm (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kentucky and the Western War (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Raider (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Woodson Farm (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This list includes a historical marker about Terry’s Texas Rangers and a memorial erected by the State of Texas for its soldiers who served on Kentucky battlefields.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Rowlett's Station - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 6, 2015.)
2. Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve. Official website of the nearby preserve which includes lands of the Battle of Rowlett's Station. (Submitted on September 6, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View to North Along S. Dixie Highway (US 31W) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
3. View to North Along S. Dixie Highway (US 31W)
Marker is on right (east) side of highway
Battle of Rowletts Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
4. Battle of Rowletts Station Marker
View to southeast across S. Dixie Highway (US 31W)
View to West from near Marker Location image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
5. View to West from near Marker Location
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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