Near Calhoun in McLean County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Union Camp Site / McLean County Recruits, Co. D 35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf.
In July 1864 Co. D, 35th Regt. Ky. Vol. Mtd. Inf. camped, north on Houston land. Muster, Owensboro Oct. 2, 1863. Guarded area between Cumberland and Green Rivers. Part of Union force that defeated CSA Gen. Adam R. Johnson's Partisan Rangers at Grubb's Cross Roads in Aug. 1864. Fought at Saltville, Va. Mustered out at Louisville, Dec. 29, 1864. Roster other side.
35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf.:
Chas. W. D. (Frank) Prange, Capt.
Geo. W. Mosley, Jas. T. Goode, Lieuts.
Wm. A. Short, John H. Taylor, Sgts.
James R. Baughn Western Mitchell
Joseph F. Baughn Thomas A. Nally
Allen H. Benton James D. Nally
Granville Brown Charles F. Prange
Michael Conley Malvin Presley, Cpl.
Remos G. Cary William L. Roads
Samuel A. Hudson Mark L. T. Robertson
Hubbard V. Hicks Lafayette Riley
George L. Jones Alexander Stogner
John W. Little James A. Taylor
Lucius L. Mitchell William B. Taylor
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 830.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 32.748′ N, 87° 9.073′ W. Marker is near Calhoun, Kentucky, in McLean County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 250 0.4 miles west of Reeves School Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Calhoun KY 42327, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Livermore Bridge (approx. 4.6 miles away); County Named / Calhoun (approx. 5.9 miles away); Charles Hansford / Charles Hansford (1759-1850) (approx. 6 miles away); McLean County War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 6 miles away); Camp Calhoun (approx. 6.1 miles away); Camp Calhoun Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); William Worthington (1761-1848) (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calhoun.
Regarding Union Camp Site / McLean County Recruits, Co. D 35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf.. The regiment lost a total of 57 men during service; 8 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 49 enlisted men died of disease.
On August 21, 1864, Col. Adam Johnson was blinded by an accidental shot from one of his own men during the skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads. Left behind because of his injuries, he was captured by
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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