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Scottsville in Allen County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Action

 
 
Civil War Action Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2013
1. Civil War Action Marker
Inscription.  Confederate forces of 200 under Col. John M. Hughs attacked here, Dec. 8, 1863. Twelve days earlier he had attacked Monticello, Ky., captured then paroled garrison of 153 men; no supplies. Continuing to harass USA forces, seek stores[,] he came here, captured and paroled garrison of 86. Secured quantity of stores, saddles, bridles, and 500 stand of small arms.
1964 • Kentucky Historical Society • Kentucky Department of Highways • 730

 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 730.)
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is December 8, 1863.
 
Location. 36° 45.215′ N, 86° 11.508′ W. Marker is in Scottsville, Kentucky, in Allen County. Marker is on West Main Street (Kentucky Route 2152) west of South Cemetery Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the right (east) side of the sidewalk at the
Civil War Action Marker (<i>wide view; Allen County Court/Scottsville City Hall in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2013
2. Civil War Action Marker (wide view; Allen County Court/Scottsville City Hall in background)
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Allen County Courthouse/Scottsville City Hall entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 West Main Street, Scottsville KY 42164, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County Named, 1815 (here, next to this marker); Jacksonian Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan in Scottsville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scottsville Public Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scottsville, 1862 (approx. 0.4 miles away); An Army Restored (approx. half a mile away); An Army in Crisis (approx. half a mile away); Lilly’s Artillery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on April 9, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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