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Near Calhoun in McLean County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Union Camp Site / McLean County Recruits, Co. D 35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf.

 
 
Union Camp Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Union Camp Site Marker
Inscription.  
Union Camp Site

In July 1864 Co. D, 35th Regt. Ky. Vol. Mtd. Inf. camped, north on Houston land. Muster, Owensboro Oct. 2, 1863. Guarded area between Cumberland and Green Rivers. Part of Union force that defeated CSA Gen. Adam R. Johnson's Partisan Rangers at Grubb's Cross Roads in Aug. 1864. Fought at Saltville, Va. Mustered out at Louisville, Dec. 29, 1864. Roster other side.

McLean County Recruits, Co. D
35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf.:


Chas. W. D. (Frank) Prange, Capt.
Geo. W. Mosley, Jas. T. Goode, Lieuts.
Wm. A. Short, John H. Taylor, Sgts.
James R. Baughn • Western Mitchell
Joseph F. Baughn • Thomas A. Nally
Allen H. Benton • James D. Nally
Granville Brown • Charles F. Prange
Michael Conley • Malvin Presley, Cpl.
Remos G. Cary • William L. Roads
Samuel A. Hudson • Mark L. T. Robertson
Hubbard V. Hicks • Lafayette Riley
George L. Jones • Alexander Stogner
John W. Little • James A. Taylor
Lucius L. Mitchell • William B. Taylor

 
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1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 830.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1864.
 
Location. 37° 32.748′ N, 87° 9.073′ W. Marker is near Calhoun, Kentucky, in McLean County. Marker is on Kentucky Route 250, 0.4 miles west of Reeves School Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Calhoun KY 42327, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Livermore Bridge (approx. 4.6 miles away); County Named / Calhoun (approx. 5.9 miles away); Charles Hansford / Charles Hansford (1759-1850) (approx. 6 miles away); McLean County War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 6 miles away); Camp Calhoun (approx. 6.1 miles away); Camp Calhoun Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); William Worthington (1761-1848) (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calhoun.
 
Regarding Union Camp Site / McLean County Recruits, Co. D 35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf.. The regiment lost a total of 57 men during service; 8 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 49 enlisted men died of disease.

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McLean County Recruits, Co. D 35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. McLean County Recruits, Co. D 35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf. Marker
August 21, 1864, Col. Adam Johnson was blinded by an accidental shot from one of his own men during the skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads. Left behind because of his injuries, he was captured by the Union and was a prisoner for much of the remainder of the war in Fort Warren. He was exchanged near the war's end.
 
View from marker looking east towards U.S. Highway 431. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. View from marker looking east towards U.S. Highway 431.
Colonel Adam Rankin Johnson, Confederate States Army image. Click for full size.
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4. Colonel Adam Rankin Johnson, Confederate States Army
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
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