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Eminence in Henry County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Soldiers Monument

 
 
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By Bradley Owen, October 11, 2019
1. Confederate Soldiers Monument
Inscription.  

The three C.S.A. soldiers who were shot Nov. 9 1864, at Pleasureville by order of Gen. Burbridge in pretense of retaliation of two Negros that were killed near Port Royal

Sleep on ye braves for you have got our sympathy to our latest breath. We would not have thee buried on a lot with him who caused thy death.

William Tighe aged 30 years, R.W. Yates aged 30 years, William Datbor aged 20 years.
 
Erected 1870.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 21.548′ N, 85° 10.847′ W. Marker is in Eminence, Kentucky, in Henry County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of South Main Street (County Route 55) and Mulberry Road (County Route 1899), on the right when traveling north. The marker is located in the Eminence Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eminence KY 40019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eminence College Site / Rev. W.S. Giltner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dutch Colony Here
An additional inscription on the Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 11, 2019
2. An additional inscription on the Confederate Soldiers Monument
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(approx. 4.7 miles away); Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (approx. 5.1 miles away); County Named, 1798 (approx. 5.2 miles away); Drennon Springs (approx. 5.6 miles away); Civil War Actions (approx. 5.6 miles away); Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley / Stanley-Casey House (approx. 10.4 miles away); Science Hill School (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Confederate Soldiers Monument. The marker was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1997.
 
Also see . . .  Confederate Soldiers Monument. (Submitted on February 10, 2021.)
 
Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 11, 2019
3. Confederate Soldiers Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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