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Shepherdsville in Bullitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

L & N Bridge - Civil War

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. L & N Bridge - Civil War Marker
Inscription.  Destroyed 3 times by CSA. Partially razed on Sept. 7, 1862, by troops under Col. John Hutcheson. During the occupation of Shepherdsville, Sept. 28 Braxton Bragg's troops again destroyed it, but new bridge was up by Oct. 11. After Battle of Elizabethtown, Dec. 27, John Hunt Morgan's men moved along tracks, destroying everything on way to trestle works at Muldraugh's Hill.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1296.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59.024′ N, 85° 43.044′ W. Marker is in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, in Bullitt County. Marker is at the intersection of Preston Highway (Kentucky Route 61) and Old Preston Highway South (Kentucky Route 480c), on the left when traveling north on Preston Highway. Marker located in front of Maraman Billings Funeral Home. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 605 Preston Highway, Shepherdsville KY 40165, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
L & N Bridge - Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. L & N Bridge - Civil War Marker
flies. Morgan - On To Ohio (here, next to this marker); Adam Shepherd (approx. 0.3 miles away); County Named, 1796 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bullitt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alma Wallace Lesch (approx. half a mile away); Action at Bardstown Junction (approx. 3.2 miles away); Salt River Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 4 miles away); Stockade at Belmont (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdsville.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on July 13, 2019, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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