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Somerset in Pulaski County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Dutton's Hill Monument

 
 
Battle of Dutton's Hill Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 15, 2019
1. Battle of Dutton's Hill Monument
Inscription.  Here off duty until the last reveille, lie the southern soldiers, in numbers who were slain in this country during the war of the succession. They fell among strangers, unknown and unfriended. Yet not unhonored; for strangers hands have gathered their ashes here, and placed the shaft above them, that constancy and valor, though displayed in a fruitless enterprise, may not be unremembered.
 
Erected 1875.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 30, 1863.
 
Location. 37° 7.047′ N, 84° 35.794′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Kentucky, in Pulaski County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 39 south of Wayne Pierce Street, on the right when traveling south. The monument is located on private property in the Dutton Hill residential development. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset KY 42503, 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. Dutton's Hill Battle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Governor Morrow (approx. 1˝ miles away); Morgan's First Raid
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Russell S. Dyche Memorial Highway (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pulaski County 1799 (approx. 2 miles away); Town Spring (approx. 2 miles away); Confederate Defense Line / The Forces Move In / Battle of Mill Springs / Aftermath (approx. 8.4 miles away); A Hard March (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
 
Entrance Sign at Dutton's Hill Development image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 15, 2019
2. Entrance Sign at Dutton's Hill Development
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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