Booneville in Owsley County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Civil War Actions
Force of 40 local citizens drove off 75 Southern partisans guerrillas April 14, 1864.
Col. C. H. Hanson and 300 USA troops pursuing Morgan’s Raiders stopped here to obtain guides and information, June 17, 1864.
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 561.)
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 April 14, 1941.
Location. 37° 28.553′ N, 83° 40.5′ W. Marker is in Booneville, Kentucky, in Owsley County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (Kentucky Route 11) and Kentucky Route 28, on the right when traveling north on Court Street. Located on the lawn of te Owsley County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Booneville KY 41314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured A Masterful Retreat (within shouting distance of this marker); Owsley County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1843 (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone’s Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Earle B. Combs (approx. 3.4 miles away); Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named A Masterful Retreat (approx. 6.8 miles away); Lee County Veterans Wall (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Booneville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.