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

Redoubt

 
 
Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Redoubt Marker
Inscription.  This Bowl like area was part of Fort Duffield and was built to give the infantry guarding the fort added protection from the Confederate forces. There is another redoubt in the woods at the left end of the fort.

Funding for this sign provided by a grant from Louisville Civil War Roundtable
 
Erected by Louisville Civil War Roundtable.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 59.613′ N, 85° 56.608′ W. Marker is in 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. U.S. Fort Duffield (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Duffield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Fort Duffield (about 300 feet away); Stuckey Gun (about 300 feet away); Replica of Earthen Wall Cannon Emplacement (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louisville, Henderson & St. Louis Bridge

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(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Duffield (approx. ¼ mile away); West Point (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Redoubt Marker
Fort Duffield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles I. Kelly, 1861
3. Fort Duffield
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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