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Near Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Roy Stuart Cluke

 
 
Roy Stuart Cluke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. Roy Stuart Cluke Marker
Inscription.  Site of home and farm from which Cluke enlisted in the Confederate army. Commissioned Colonel of 8th Regt. Ky. Cavalry CSA, Sept. 1862. Immediate action in Ky. won the confidence of Gen. John H. Morgan; was with Morgan in Dec. 1862 and July 1863 raids when captured in Ohio. He died December 31, 1863, in U.S. prison, age 39. Buried near Morgan in Lexington Cemetery.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 679.)
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 0.083′ N, 84° 16.883′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Memorial is on Colby Road (KY1927) west of Basin Springs Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester KY 40391, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colbyville Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); Clark County Hemp / Hemp in Kentucky (approx. 1.9 miles away); East KY. Power Cooperative
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Capt. John Strode (approx. 3.7 miles away); Caveland (approx. 4.6 miles away); Allen Tate (1899-1978) (approx. 4.6 miles away); Capt. Isaac Cunningham (approx. 4.9 miles away); Jones Nursery / Nursery Place (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Roy Stuart Cluke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. Roy Stuart Cluke Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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