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Benton in Marshall County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Marshall County Civil War Cannon

1861 - 1865

 
 
Marshall County Civil War Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
1. Marshall County Civil War Cannon Marker
Inscription.  
Over 400 Confederate Soldiers and over 200 Union Soldiers from Marshall County served during the War Between the States. This cannon is dedicated in their memory.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 51.465′ N, 88° 21.034′ W. Marker is in Benton, Kentucky, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of East 11th Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling west on East 11th Street. Located on the northwest corner of the Marshall County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 Main Street, Benton KY 42025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Kentucky Writer (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1842 (within shouting distance of this marker); James R. Lemon (1848-1919) (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Action (approx. half a mile away); Henry H. Lovett, Sr.
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(approx. half a mile away); Shelby McCallum (approx. ¾ mile away); Arthur H. Davis (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
 
Marshall County Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
2. Marshall County Civil War Cannon
Marshall County Civil War Cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
3. Marshall County Civil War Cannon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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