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Lebanon Junction in Bullitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sherman Here

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Sherman Here Marker
Inscription.  USA Gen. William T. Sherman with 4,000 troops made headquarters here, late September, 1861. Object to secure Muldraugh's Hill against anticipated onrush of Confederates toward Louisville and to rally Kentuckians to Union cause. CSA Gen. Simon B. Buckner took Bowling Green, establishing Confederate line across Ky., but failed to push north. No major action occurred.
 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1324.)
 
Location. 37° 50.064′ N, 85° 43.973′ W. Marker is in Lebanon Junction, Kentucky, in Bullitt County. Marker is on Main Street (Kentucky Route 434) west of South Poplar Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker located in front of the Lebanon Junction Fire Department. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 291 Main Street, Lebanon Junction KY 40150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lebanon Junction (here, next to this marker); Morgan's Second Raid (approx. 4.6 miles away); Stockade at Belmont
Sherman Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Sherman Here Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Salt River Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 6.7 miles away); Skirmish at Rolling Fork (approx. 7.2 miles away); Action at Bardstown Junction (approx. 7 miles away); Morgan - On To Ohio (approx. 10.4 miles away); L & N Bridge - Civil War (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gen. William T. Sherman, U.S.A. image. Click for full size.
3. Gen. William T. Sherman, U.S.A.
Gen. Simon B. Buckner, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
4. Gen. Simon B. Buckner, C.S.A.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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