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Near Princeton in Caldwell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads

 
 
Skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
1. Skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads Marker
Inscription.  Most Caldwell County Confederates enlisted in Gen. Adam Johnson's Co. K, 10th Ky. Partisan Rangers. His purpose was to gather recruits and supplies, to secure state for CSA. In August, 1864, he attacked a Union regiment here, was blinded permanently. Rangers then retreated over the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers to Paris, Tenn., where they reorganized for another Ky. raid.
 
Erected 1978 by Kentucky Historical Society; Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1630.)
 
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.
 
Location. 37° 3.408′ N, 87° 45.99′ W. Marker is near Princeton, Kentucky, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of Hopkinsville Road (State Road 91) and Friendship Road, on the right when traveling south on Hopkinsville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15186 Hopkinsville Road, Princeton KY 42445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ranger Leader Blinded (within shouting distance
Skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
2. Skirmish at Grubb's Crossroads Marker
of this marker); U.K. Research and Education Center (approx. 5.8 miles away); Shandy Hall (Princeton) (approx. 7.2 miles away); William Prince, 1752-1810 / Founder of Princeton (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named Shandy Hall (Princeton) (approx. 7.3 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 7.3 miles away); County Named, 1809 (approx. 7.3 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Gen. Adam "Stovepipe" Johnson image. Click for full size.
Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
3. Gen. Adam "Stovepipe" Johnson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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