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

Battle of Munfordville

 
 
Battle of Munfordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
1. Battle of Munfordville Marker
Inscription. Union forces commanded by Col. Wilder surrendered to Mississippi regiments of Gen. Bragg's army on September 17, 1862, following battle on the 14th. 50 killed and 307 wounded. Bragg evacuated Munfordville on 20th before Gen. Buell's forces arrived. Confederates destroyed railroad bridge. Site of Fort Craig and monument to Col. R.A. Smith 1500 ft. west.
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 119.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 15.2′ N, 85° 53.273′ W. Marker is near Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is at the intersection of Dixie Highway (U.S. 31W) and Charlie Downing Road, on the right when traveling south on Dixie Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 Charlie Downing Road, Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Rowletts Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Rowletts Station (approx. mile away); Battle of Munfordville: Day 1 (approx. mile away); Anthony Woodson Farm
Battle of Munfordville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
2. Battle of Munfordville Marker
As seen looking north on US 31W.
(approx. mile away); The Woodson Farm (approx. mile away); Kentucky and the Western War (approx. mile away); The Raider (approx. mile away); Battle of Munfordville: Siege (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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