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Caseyville in Union County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Action

 
 
Civil War Action Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Civil War Action Marker
Inscription. Every inhabitant of this pro-southern town was taken prisoner by the crew of a Union gunboat, July 26. 1862. All were released except 19 men who were taken to Evansville. Ind., as hostages to guarantee payment of $35,000 damages done by Rebel guerrillas.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 187.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 32.258′ N, 88° 3.886′ W. Marker is in Caseyville, Kentucky, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 1508 and Hill Street, on the right when traveling east on State Route 1508. Touch for map. Located in front of the Caseyville Methodist Church. Marker is in this post office area: Sturgis KY 42459, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U. S. Treasurer (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Robert E. Lee Won with Sturgis Coal (approx. 4 miles away); Bell Mines (approx. 4 miles away); Marshall House (approx. 11 miles away in Illinois); Lewis and Clark in Illinois
Civil War Action Marker on far right side of the Caseyville Methodist Church. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Civil War Action Marker on far right side of the Caseyville Methodist Church.
(approx. 11.6 miles away in Illinois); Nally Spa (approx. 12.6 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 12.9 miles away); Earle C. Clements (approx. 12.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article about Caseyville, Kentucky. (Submitted on September 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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