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Irvine in Estill County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Irvine

 
 
Battle of Irvine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Battle of Irvine Marker
Inscription.  Only Civil War battle in this area. Col. John S. Scott, CSA, and troops arrived here July 30, 1863, with plan to capture 14th Ky. Cavalry. Held Irvine only a few hours. Col. W. P. Sanders, USA, and his force pursued Scott, capturing some of rear guard. Col. Scott's troops crossed river at Irvine but fought with Col. Sanders' men from other side. Scott soon departed.
 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1507.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 42.006′ N, 83° 58.506′ W. Marker is in Irvine, Kentucky, in Estill County. Marker is on Main Street (Kentucky Route 89) near River Drive (Kentucky Route 52), on the left when traveling south. Located at the Estill County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Main Street, Irvine KY 40336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1808 (within shouting distance of this marker); Irvine
The view north on Main Street (KY-89). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. The view north on Main Street (KY-89).
(within shouting distance of this marker); Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute (approx. mile away); Estill Springs (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lookout Mountain Hero (approx. 0.7 miles away); Station Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fitchburg Furnace (approx. 7.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fitchburg Furnace (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irvine.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of marker and Estill County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. View of marker and Estill County Courthouse.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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