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Near New Castle in Henry County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Actions

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
1. Civil War Actions Marker
Inscription.  On Sept. 21, 1862 CSA cavalry under Maj. George M. Jessee, a native here, attacked provost marshal Robert Morris’ home guard. Guards surrendered men, horses and 300 stand of arms. Dec. 13, 1864 Maj. Jessee and Confederate forces were defeated here after a spirited skirmish with state troops and home guards led by Capt. James H. Bridgewater.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 549.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 26.417′ N, 85° 10.157′ W. Marker is near New Castle, Kentucky, in Henry County. Marker is at the intersection of Campbellsburg Road (U.S. 421) and Drennon Road (Kentucky Route 202), on the left when traveling north on Campbellsburg Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle KY 40050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Drennon Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1798 (approx. half a mile
Civil War Actions Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 12, 2019
2. Civil War Actions Marker
away); Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (approx. half a mile away); Eminence College Site / Rev. W.S. Giltner (approx. 5.8 miles away); Dutch Colony Here (approx. 7½ miles away); Bedford Springs and Hotel (approx. 12.8 miles away); County Named, 1836 (approx. 13.3 miles away); Trimble County Jail (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Lieutenant Colonel George M. Jessee, CSA (1832-1896) image. Click for full size.
3. Lieutenant Colonel George M. Jessee, CSA (1832-1896)
This portrait was taken later in life.
Major James H. Bridgewater, USA (1835-1867) image. Click for full size.
4. Major James H. Bridgewater, USA (1835-1867)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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