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Scottsville in Allen County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Action

 
 
Civil War Action Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2013
1. Civil War Action Marker
Inscription.  Confederate forces of 200 under Col. John M. Hughs attacked here, Dec. 8, 1863. Twelve days earlier he had attacked Monticello, Ky., captured then paroled garrison of 153 men; no supplies. Continuing to harass USA forces, seek stores, he came here, captured and paroled garrison of 86. Secured quantity of stores, saddles, bridles, and 500 stand of small arms.
1964 Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways 730

 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 730.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 45.215′ N, 86° 11.508′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, Kentucky, in Allen County. Marker is on West Main Street (Kentucky Route 2152) west of South Cemetery Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the right (east) side of the sidewalk at the Allen County Courthouse/Scottsville City Hall entrance. Touch for map
Civil War Action Marker (<i>wide view; Allen County Court/Scottsville City Hall in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2013
2. Civil War Action Marker (wide view; Allen County Court/Scottsville City Hall in background)
. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 West Main Street, Scottsville KY 42164, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1815 (here, next to this marker); Jacksonian Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan in Scottsville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Epperson Springs (approx. 12 miles away in Tennessee).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 130 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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