Booneville in Owsley County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Civil War Actions
Force of 40 local citizens drove off 75 Southern partisans guerrillas April 14, 1864.
Col. C. H. Hanson and 300 USA troops pursuing Morganís Raiders stopped here to obtain guides and information, June 17, 1864.
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 561.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 28.553′ N, 83° 40.5′ W. Marker is in Booneville, Kentucky, in Owsley County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (Kentucky Route 11) and Kentucky Route 28, on the right when traveling north on Court Street. Touch for map. Located on the lawn of te Owsley County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Booneville KY 41314, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Masterful Retreat (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1843 (within shouting distance of this marker); Booneís Station Birthplace of Earle B. Combs (approx. 3.4 miles away); County Named, 1870 (approx. 7 miles away); Sam and Nola of Morris Fork (approx. 11.1 miles away); Murdoch of Buckhorn (approx. 14.1 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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