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Boston in Nelson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan's Second Raid

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2010
1. Morgan's Second Raid Marker
Inscription. CSA Gen. John H. Morgan ordered Col. D.W. Chenault's regiment to burn the railroad trestle here, Dec. 29, 1862. This and destruction of two trestles at Muldraugh's Hill, the previous day, put L&N railroad, the main USA supply line, out of use for critical period. On 14 day Kentucky raid, Morgan destroyed $2,000,000 U.S. property, captured 1877 USA troops. See map.

(Reverse):
Confederate Raids and Invasions and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society/Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 705.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.292′ N, 85° 40.313′ W. Marker is in Boston, Kentucky, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of Boston Road (U.S. 62) and Lebanon Junction Road (State Road 61), on the right when traveling east on Boston Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston KY 40107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish at Rolling Fork (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sherman Here (approx. 4.6 miles away); Lebanon Junction
Morgan's Second Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2010
2. Morgan's Second Raid Marker
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Goodwin (Goodin) Fort (approx. 6.8 miles away); The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church (approx. 7 miles away); Cedar Creek Baptist (approx. 7.2 miles away); Stockade at Belmont (approx. 7.7 miles away); Rogers Station, 1780 (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Morgan's Second Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2010
3. Morgan's Second Raid Marker
Morgan's Second Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2010
4. Morgan's Second Raid Marker
Looking East on US62. Marker is on the right near the I-65 sign.
Morgan's Second Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2010
5. Morgan's Second Raid Marker
Looking West on US62.
 
 
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