“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Bardstown in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Camp Charity

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By Robert H. Moore, II, August 14, 2009
1. Camp Charity Marker
Inscription.  Named by Lexington Rifles, under John Hunt Morgan, who camped here, Sept. 1861. Friendly people took no pay for food. With additional recruits, horses and supplies they joined Confederates at Green River Sept. 30. The Rifles were mustered in as Second Cavalry Regiment, Ky. Volunteers, CSA, renowned as "Morgan's Raiders."
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 506.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 50.695′ N, 85° 22.317′ W. Marker is near Bardstown, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is on Bloomfield Road (U.S. 62), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bardstown KY 40004, 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 flies. Kincheloe's Station (approx. 1.9 miles away); Nazareth College (approx. 4.8 miles away); Civil War in Bardstown (approx. 4.8 miles away); An Early Turnpike / Mile Stones, ca. 1835
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(approx. 5 miles away); My Old Kentucky Home (approx. 5 miles away); Wickland (approx. 5.1 miles away); Federal Hill (approx. 5.3 miles away); Salem Academy (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bardstown.
More about this marker. This is one of approximately 24 markers listed on the "Other Sites" related to the "John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Kentucky" markers series.
Also see . . .  Trails-R-Us: John Hunt Morgan in Kentucky. (Submitted on December 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
Categories. War, US Civil

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,035 times since then and 38 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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