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Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

A Civil War Reprisal

 
 
A Civil War Reprisal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
1. A Civil War Reprisal Marker
Inscription. Near here on Nov. 2, 1864 four innocent Confederate prisoners were executed in reprisal for the murder of Union supporter, Robert Graham of Peaks Mill, Franklin Co. All Kentuckians: Elijah Horton of Carter, Thomas Hunt and John Long of Mason, Thornton Lafferty of Pendleton counties. Hunt's body reburied at Maysville, others in the Frankfort Cemetery.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 504.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.171′ N, 84° 52.588′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on Capital Avenue Loop east of Shelby Street (Kentucky Route 2259), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Capital Avenue Loop, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kentucky's Executive Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emma Guy Cromwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin County, 1795 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Kentucky's Capitol and Capital
Capital Avenue Loop image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
2. Capital Avenue Loop
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Frankfort (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Frankfort Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frankfort Chosen As Capital (approx. mile away); New Capitol (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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