West Liberty in Morgan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
CSA Gens. Morgan USA
Confederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky
Gen. John H. Morgan's CSA men, on tragic last raid into Kentucky, after two battles in Mt. Sterling met defeat at Cynthiana June 12, 1864. They moved through here on retreat to Va. Map on other side.
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 648.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky - Confederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists.
Location. 37° 55.012′ N, 83° 15.668′ W. Marker is in West Liberty, Kentucky, in Morgan County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 460) south of Gullett Street, on the right when traveling south. In front of Licking River Rural Electric Cooperative. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Liberty~Civil War (here, next to this marker); Founding of Morgan County / The Old Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Swango Springs Spa (approx. 11.4 miles away); USA Gens. Morgan CSA (approx. 11.8 miles away); Hazel Green Academy (approx. 11.8 miles away); Skirmish Here / Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky. (approx. 11.8 miles away); A Masterful Retreat / Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky. (approx. 13.9 miles away); County Named, 1869 (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Liberty.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.