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West Point in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Redoubt

 
 
Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Redoubt Marker
Inscription.  This Bowl like area was part of Fort Duffield and was built to give the infantry guarding the fort added protection from the Confederate forces. There is another redoubt in the woods at the left end of the fort.

Funding for this sign provided by a grant from Louisville Civil War Roundtable
 
Erected by Louisville Civil War Roundtable.
 
Location. 37° 59.613′ N, 85° 56.608′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is located in Fort Duffield Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point KY 40177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Fort Duffield (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Duffield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Fort Duffield (about 300 feet away); Stuckey Gun (about 300 feet away); Replica of Earthen Wall Cannon Emplacement (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louisville, Henderson & St. Louis Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Knox (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories.

Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Redoubt Marker
Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Duffield image. Click for full size.
By Charles I. Kelly, 1861
3. Fort Duffield
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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