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West Point in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sherman's Headquarters

 
 
Sherman's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Sherman's Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  Troops under the command of General William Sherman had their headquarters in this house in 1861. Built in 1845, it was known as the Judge Fisher home.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, City of West Point series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 38° 0.033′ N, 85° 56.801′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and North 4th Street, on the left when traveling east on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point KY 40177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Lincoln's Flatboat Trip (a few steps from this marker); Ditto-Lansdale House / Civil War Hospital (a few steps from this marker); K & I Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Embarcadero (within shouting distance of this marker); The Salt Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); L & N Turnpike (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Pearman's Settlement (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Shields (1769-1809) (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Sherman's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Sherman's Headquarters Marker
Sherman's Headquarters image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
3. Sherman's Headquarters
Gen. William T. Sherman, U.S.A. image. Click for full size.
4. Gen. William T. Sherman, U.S.A.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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