Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Tompkinsville National Cemetery
Erected 2012 by The Friends of the Tompkinsville National Cemetery. (Marker Number #2378.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 36° 42.196′ N, 85° 41.83′ W. Marker is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in Monroe County. Marker is on 2nd & Emberton Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker located on the corner of 2nd St. & Emberton Street at The Old Soldiers Cemetery in Tompkinsville, KY. Across from the old Monroe County High School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Monroe County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monroe County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monroe County - Tompkinsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morgan's First Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Tompkinsville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tompkinsville.
More about this marker. Dedicated on July 9, 2012, this Kentucky Historical Society Marker marker was funded by donations from The Friends of the Tompkinsville National Cemetery: Modern Woodmen OF America - Richard Turner; Monroe County Tourism Commission; American Legion of Tompkinsville - Post 122; Monroe County Historical & Genealogical Society; Tompkinsville - Monroe County Chamber of Commerce; Tommy Willett - Monroe County Judge Executive; 9TH US KY Volunteer Infantry - Co. B; The Old Soldiers Cemetery; Billy Joe Williams; Dr. C. Wyman Copass; Hazel Pitcock; Larry Pitcock; Betty Murphy; Fred Steen; Sheila Rush; Chad Comer; Glenda Holder & Marcia Bartley.
Additional keywords. Gen. John Hunt Morgan; Morgan's First Raid; Battle of Tompkinsville; July 9, 1862 - July 9, 2012; Monroe County; 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry; Major Thomas J. Jordan.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 9, 2012, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.