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Clinton in Hickman County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Guerrilla Raids on Clinton

 
 
Guerrilla Raids on Clinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
1. Guerrilla Raids on Clinton Marker
Inscription. Federal troops garrisoned in area between 1862 and 1865 were often harassed by enemy guerrillas. March 10, 1864, Clinton was first raided by about forty who took supplies and horses that had been purchased for Union army. On July 10, 1864, guerrillas nearing Clinton on another raid lost 3 men killed and 5 wounded in a skirmish with USA infantry.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1400.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 39.314′ N, 88° 59.575′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Kentucky, in Hickman County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 51 at milepost 7 and Circle Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 51. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clinton KY 42031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clinton Seminary (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hickman County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); County Named, 1821 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Casey Jones (approx. 7.2 miles away); Confederate Bivouac
Guerrilla Raids on Clinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
2. Guerrilla Raids on Clinton Marker
(approx. 7.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Columbus (approx. 9.4 miles away); Iron Banks (approx. 9.4 miles away); Columbus - A Town Transformed (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 716 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on January 21, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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