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Dukedom in Graves County, Kentucky — The American South (East South-Central)
 

Two Successful Raids

 
 
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By Ken Smith, May 2, 2009
1. Two Successful Raids Marker
Inscription.  CSA Gen. N. B. Forrest with main body of cavalry passed this way before and after destructive raid on Paducah, March 25, 1864. Returning, Kentucky regiments, camping near here, given leave to seek food, horses, get recruits, visit families. Not one deserted. News item led Forrest to send men back thru here again, April 14, to capture horses missed before.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 655.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 30.179′ N, 88° 42.919′ W. Marker is in Dukedom, Kentucky, in Graves County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 129 and State Line Load, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 129. State line town. Half in Tennessee, Weakley County 38226. The rest is in Kentucky, Graves County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fulton KY 42041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Feliciana (approx. 5.3 miles away); Civil War Skirmish
Dukedom, Tennessee image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 2, 2009
2. Dukedom, Tennessee
(approx. 5.8 miles away in Tennessee).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Ken Smith, May 2, 2009
3. Kentucky
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 533 times since then. Last updated on February 6, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 29, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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