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West Liberty in Morgan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

CSA Gens. Morgan USA

 
 
CSA Gens. Morgan USA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. CSA Gens. Morgan USA Marker
Inscription.  General George W. Morgan's 9,000 USA force, cut off from supplies at Cumberland Gap, retreated 200 mi. in 16 days to Greenup on Ohio River. Camped here Sept. 24-25, 1862.
Gen. John H. Morgan's CSA men, on tragic last raid into Kentucky, after two battles in Mt. Sterling met defeat at Cynthiana June 12, 1864. They moved through here on retreat to Va. Map on other side.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 648.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 55.012′ N, 83° 15.668′ W. Marker is in West Liberty, Kentucky, in Morgan County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 460) south of Gullett Street, on the right when traveling south. In front of Licking River Rural Electric Cooperative. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 271 Main Street, West Liberty KY 41472, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Liberty~Civil War (here, next to this marker); Founding of Morgan County / The Old Mill
Map of Confederate Raids and Invasions image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Map of Confederate Raids and Invasions
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Ivy Point Skirmishes (approx. 15.4 miles away); County Named, 1860 (approx. 15 miles away); Wm. "Uncle Billie" Adams (approx. 15 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
View north on US-460 with the marker in foreground. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. View north on US-460 with the marker in foreground.
Map on reverse can be seen in background, looking south on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
4. Map on reverse can be seen in background, looking south on Main Street.
USA General George W. Morgan / CSA General John H. Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
5. USA General George W. Morgan / CSA General John H. Morgan
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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