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Hanson in Hopkins County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Partisan Rangers

 
 
Partisan Rangers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. Partisan Rangers Marker
Inscription. Civil War Confederate irregular troops operated in western Ky. These Partisan Rangers, under Brig. Gen. Adam R. Johnson, fought skirmishes and disrupted Union communications and supply lines. Among Hopkins Countians serving were 2 brothers from Hanson--James Waller, who was killed, and J.S., who later urged reconciliation.
Presented by Citizens for Historic Preservation

 
Erected 1996 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1971.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 25.042′ N, 87° 28.921′ W. Marker is in Hanson, Kentucky, in Hopkins County. Marker is on Sunset Road (Kentucky Route 260) 0.1 miles west of Hanson Road (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Sunset Road, Hanson KY 42413, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 5.4 miles away); Rosenwald High School / Professor C. L. Timberlake
View of marker in front of city park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
2. View of marker in front of city park.
(approx. 6 miles away); Army of Six (approx. 6.1 miles away); County Named, 1806 (approx. 6.2 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 6.3 miles away); Gov. Ruby Laffoon (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Hockersmith House (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Civil War In Madisonville & the Partisan Rangers. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
3. Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson
View from marker looking west on Sunset Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
4. View from marker looking west on Sunset Road.
View of downtown Hanson. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
5. View of downtown Hanson.
Post Office next to marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
6. Post Office next to marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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