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Brownsville in Edmonson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Skirmish

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
1. Civil War Skirmish Marker
Inscription.  Brig. Gen. T. C. Hindman's force, reconnoitering to protect Bowling Green portion of CSA defense line, approached Brownsville on Nov. 20, 1861. They skirmished here with the Union cavalry Col. James S. Jackson, posted at Leitchfield. The Union loss was 7 killed, 5 wounded; CSA, one wounded. Confederates succeeded in obtaining vital medical supplies.
 
Erected 1979 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 607.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is November 20, 1861.
 
Location. 37° 11.616′ N, 86° 16.094′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Kentucky, in Edmonson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Kentucky Route 70/259) and Main Cross Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 Main St, Brownsville KY 42210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Entrance (a few steps from this marker); County Named, 1825 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marvel Mills Logan (approx. 1.7
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 10, 2021
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miles away); Kyrock (approx. 4.7 miles away); Chalybeate Springs / Chameleon Springs (approx. 4.9 miles away); Gunshop Site (approx. 8.3 miles away); Nolin Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 8.9 miles away); Mammoth Cave National Park (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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