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Benton in Marshall County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Marshall County Civil War Cannon

1861 - 1865

 
 
Marshall County Civil War Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
1. Marshall County Civil War Cannon Marker
Inscription.
Over 400 Confederate Soldiers and over 200 Union Soldiers from Marshall County served during the War Between the States. This cannon is dedicated in their memory.
 
Location. 36° 51.465′ N, 88° 21.034′ W. Marker is in Benton, Kentucky, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of East 11th Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling west on East 11th Street. Touch for map. Located on the northwest corner of the Marshall County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 Main Street, Benton KY 42025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Kentucky Writer (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1842 (within shouting distance of this marker); James R. Lemon (1848-1919) (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Action (approx. half a mile away); Shelby McCallum (approx. ¾ mile away); Inundated Site (approx. 6.1 miles away); Andrew Jackson Smith (approx. 11½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marshall County Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
2. Marshall County Civil War Cannon
Marshall County Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
3. Marshall County Civil War Cannon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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