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Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Church-Hospital

 
 
Church-Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
1. Church-Hospital Marker
Inscription. Munfordville Presbyterian Church, founded, 1829. In Sept., 1862, during siege of Munfordville, the Union Army commandeered this church for use as a hospital with nurses' quarters in house at left. Those who died in battle or of wounds, removed to Nashville; 359 who died from other causes, buried in scattered and unmarked graves. CSA casualties buried on field.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 879.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 16.315′ N, 85° 53.471′ W. Marker is in Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is on Dixie Highway / Main Street (U.S. 31W) south of Center Street (State Highway 88), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glen Lily (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); William Boone's Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); William Clark and Family
Church-Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
2. Church-Hospital Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County, 1819 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hart County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hart County War Memorial (about 300 feet away); John Muir & Robert Munford (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
Munfordville Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
3. Munfordville Presbyterian Church
Located a block west of the marker at the intersection of Washington and Union Streets.
Munfordville Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
4. Munfordville Presbyterian Church
Front entrances. NRHP plaque on the right.
Possible nurse's quarters house image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
5. Possible nurse's quarters house
The marker didn't say which left, or if the house was next to the church, but I think this building may have been the house mentioned on the marker. It is across the street from the marker.
Munfordville Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
6. Munfordville Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 28, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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