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Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Occupations

 
 
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By Chad Comer, January 11, 2011
1. Civil War Occupations Marker
Inscription. Threatened by Union forces to the west, CSA, who had occupied city five months and fortified hills, planned to evacuate Feb. 14, 1862. Other Federals came from north and bombarded from across the river. CSA set fire to depot and warehouses, as planned, night of 13th. Federals resumed bombardment next day, but ceased and entered city when informed CSA had gone.
 
Erected 1967 by KY Historical Society, KY Dept. of Highways. (Marker Number 1024.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.586′ N, 86° 26.49′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Row and College Street on Park Row. Touch for map. Located in Fountain Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green KY 42101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Nahm Building (within shouting distance of this marker); James T. Morehead, (1797-1854) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Long Hunters (about 400 feet away); Warren County / Portage Railroad (about 400 feet
Civil War Occupations Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 24, 2011
2. Civil War Occupations Marker
away); Warren County's Chief USA Civil War Officers / Warren County Awards (about 400 feet away); Bowling Green (about 400 feet away); College Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lillian H. South (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky.   2. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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