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

U.S. Fort Duffield

 
 
U.S. Fort Duffield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. U.S. Fort Duffield Marker
Inscription.  This original 1,000-foot long earthen wall was approximately 17 feet from the bottom of the ditch to the top of the wall. The top of the wall was approximately 9 feet wide. Time has eroded the walls to today’s present height and thickness.

Funding for this sign provided by a grant from Louisville Civil War Roundtable
 
Erected by Louisville Civil War Roundtable.
 
Location. 37° 59.64′ N, 85° 56.598′ W. Marker is near West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is located in Fort Duffield Park. 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. Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); Stuckey Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Duffield (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Fort Duffield (within shouting distance of this marker); Replica of Earthen Wall Cannon Emplacement (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louisville, Henderson & St. Louis Bridge (approx. ¼

U.S. Fort Duffield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. U.S. Fort Duffield Marker
mile away); West Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Knox (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Duffield History. (Submitted on November 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
U.S. Fort Duffield Earthen Wall image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
3. U.S. Fort Duffield Earthen Wall
U.S. Fort Duffield image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
4. U.S. Fort Duffield
U.S. Fort Duffield image. Click for full size.
By Charles I. Kelly, 1861
5. U.S. Fort Duffield
U.S. Fort Duffield image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
6. U.S. Fort Duffield
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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