Near Walton in Boone County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Skirmish at Snow’s Pond
During 1862 Confederate invasion, rebel forces under General Basil W Duke searched for approaches to Cincinnati. On September 25, 1862, over 500 attacked a federal camp here commanded by Brig. Gen. Quincy A. Gillmore. Many USA prisoners were marched to Falmouth and transported to Lexington, then the regional headquarters of CSA.
Erected 1999 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 2023.)
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 date for this entry is September 25, 1862.
Location. 38° 54.215′ N, 84° 36.901′ W. Marker is near Walton, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker is on Dixie Highway (U.S. 25) 0.3 miles south of Logistics Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walton KY 41094, 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. Richwood Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Major John P. Gaines Boone County, 1798 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Walton CCC Camp Bean Ridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); County Named, 1840 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Kenton County War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); John Hunt Morgan Escape Route (approx. 5.4 miles away); Skirmish at Florence (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 79 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on April 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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