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London in Laurel County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

CSA Returns to Tenn.

 
 
CSA Returns to Tenn. Marker-Side 1 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
1. CSA Returns to Tenn. Marker-Side 1
Inscription.  After Battle of Perryville, Oct. 8, 1862, CSA gathered at Bryantsville on 11th. Pursuing Union force did not attack but destroyed sources of food. CSA Gen. Bragg started moving forces south, Oct 13. USA under Gen. Buell pursued to here, where he decided further pursuit was not expedient. CSA continued on, passing thru Cumberland Gap, Oct 19-24. See map on other side.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 737.)
 
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. 37° 4.602′ N, 84° 2.448′ W. Marker is in London, Kentucky, in Laurel County. Memorial is at the intersection of Barbourville Road (Kentucky Route 229) and J.M. Feltner Road on Barbourville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London KY 40744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wilderness Road Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Laurel County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Daniel Boone's Trail
CSA Returns to Tenn. Marker-Side 2 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
2. CSA Returns to Tenn. Marker-Side 2
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Where did Millstones Come From? (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dressing a Millstone (approx. 0.9 miles away); Millstones Through The Ages (approx. one mile away); "The people went and gathered it and ground it in mills." (approx. one mile away); Modrel's Station (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
 
CSA Returns to Tenn. Marker-Distant Shot image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
3. CSA Returns to Tenn. Marker-Distant Shot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 457 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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