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Near Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Roy Stuart Cluke

 
 
Roy Stuart Cluke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. Roy Stuart Cluke Marker
Inscription. Site of home and farm from which Cluke enlisted in the Confederate army. Commissioned Colonel of 8th Regt. Ky. Cavalry CSA, Sept. 1862. Immediate action in Ky. won the confidence of Gen. John H. Morgan; was with Morgan in Dec. 1862 and July 1863 raids when captured in Ohio. He died December 31, 1863, in U.S. prison, age 39. Buried near Morgan in Lexington Cemetery.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 679.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 0.083′ N, 84° 16.883′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is on Colby Road (KY1927) west of Basin Springs Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester KY 40391, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colbyville Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); Clark County Hemp (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hemp in Kentucky (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Providence Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Governor James Clark
Roy Stuart Cluke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. Roy Stuart Cluke Marker
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 5.2 miles away); Homer C. Ledford (approx. 5.2 miles away); Hanson Home Site (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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