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Near Lawrenceburg in Anderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Day Of Perryville

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 3, 2019
1. Day Of Perryville Marker
Inscription.  Oct. 8, 1862, during Battle of Perryville, Gen. Jones Withers' troops of Gen. Kirby Smith's CSA army attacked USA force of Gen. J.W. Sill near Fox Creek while Smith skirmished with Sill's rear guard. Many Union prisoners and 20 wagons captured. A Confederate shot seven Federals but later was killed. He with four others are buried in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 572.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 59.35′ N, 84° 58.067′ W. Marker is near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, in Anderson County. Marker is on Fox Creek Road (U.S. 62) 0.2 miles south of Mill Creek Pike (Kentucky Route 513), on the right when traveling north. Between the road and the parking lot of the Fox Creek Christian Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2020 Fox Creek Rd, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William H. Townsend (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hebron Church (approx. 5.4 miles
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By TeamOHE, July 3, 2019
2. Day Of Perryville Marker
Looking north.
away); McCall's Spring (approx. 5.4 miles away); Kavanaugh School (approx. 5.4 miles away); Distinguished Officers - Alumni of Kavanaugh (approx. 5.4 miles away); Renowned Congressman (approx. 5.9 miles away); Upper Benson Church (approx. 8.1 miles away); Warwick/Oregon / Warwick (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
 
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