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USA Gens. Morgan CSA

 
 
USA Gens. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 1 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
1. USA Gens. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 1
Inscription.  Gen. George W. Morgan's 9,000 USA force, cut off from supplies at Cumberland Gap, retreated 200 mi. in 16 days to Greenup on Ohio R. Passed near here Sept. 23, 1862. Gen. John H. Morgan's CSA men, on tragic last raid into Kentucky moved by here. After two battles at Mt. Sterling, they met defeat in Cynthiana, June 12, 1864 and retreated to Va. Map other side.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 647.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 44.106′ N, 83° 32.838′ W. Marker is in Campton, Kentucky, in Wolfe County. Marker is on Court Street. The marker is located on the grounds of the Wolfe County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Campton KY 41301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swift's Silver Camp (here, next to this marker); Wolfe County, 1860 (a few steps from this marker); Gateway to Appalachia
USA Gens. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 2 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
2. USA Gens. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 2
(a few steps from this marker); County Named, 1870 (approx. 14.3 miles away); "Bloody Breathitt" (approx. 15.4 miles away); Breathitt Volunteers (approx. 15.4 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 15.4 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 15.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
USA Gens. Morgan CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2014
3. USA Gens. Morgan CSA Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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