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Elizabethtown in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Elizabethtown

December 27, 1862

 
 
Battle of Elizabethtown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
1. Battle of Elizabethtown Marker
Inscription.  
"...here was the place of battle. You who have never known the scour and pierce of battle may only remember moments by name, places by monuments, but I who was born by the battlefields cannot escape a sorrow that dwells, a valor that lingers. A hope that spoke on lips now still."
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 41.609′ N, 85° 51.489′ W. Marker is in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Memorial is at the intersection of Public Square and West Dixie Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Public Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Public Square, Elizabethtown KY 42701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cannonball (a few steps from this marker); Hardin County (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); General Custer Here (within shouting distance of this marker); Bell from the Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallantry in Action
Battle of Elizabethtown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
2. Battle of Elizabethtown Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); ‘The Great Diamond Hoax’ (within shouting distance of this marker); The Guilded Age Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 12, 2021