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Mount Sterling in Montgomery County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle-June 9, 1864

 
 
Battle-June 9, 1864 Marker (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
1. Battle-June 9, 1864 Marker (Front)
Inscription.  CSA took Mt. Sterling on previous day. Early on 9th US forces under General S. G. Burbridge attacked CSA under Col. R. M. Martin camped on Camargo Pike. Col. H. L. Giltner brought CSA force from Levee Road, but both driven through city. CSA counterattacked, but was repulsed. Heavy loss on both sides. Morgan joined them and took Lexington next day. See map other side.
 
Erected 1963 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 629.)
 
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.
 
Location. 38° 3.227′ N, 83° 57.359′ W. Marker is in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 60) and Indian Mound Drive (State Route 686), on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 382 West Main Street, Mount Sterling KY 40353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Robbery / Bank Sues (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Mt. Sterling
Raid and retreat map on reverse of marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
2. Raid and retreat map on reverse of marker.
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Montgomery County Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Montgomery County. 1797 (approx. ¾ mile away); Courthouse Burned (approx. ¾ mile away); Mt. Sterling, Kentucky (approx. ¾ mile away); Montgomery County Korean War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Montgomery County Kentucky World War I Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Sterling.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Mt. Sterling. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View looking east on Main Street and city limits sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
3. View looking east on Main Street and city limits sign.
Area photo looking west on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
4. Area photo looking west on Main Street.
Area view of marker reverse side. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
5. Area view of marker reverse side.
General Stephen G. Burbridge image. Click for full size.
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6. General Stephen G. Burbridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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