Eminence in Henry County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate Soldiers Monument
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.
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, 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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eminence College Site / Rev. W.S. Giltner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Pollard Inn Dutch Colony Here (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); Brownlea Farms (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eminence.
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.)
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