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Bragg Invades Kentucky

 
 
Bragg Invades Kentucky - Front image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, November 8, 2007
1. Bragg Invades Kentucky - Front
Inscription. On Aug. 29, 1862, the Army of Mississippi was enroute to Kentucky: Army Headquarters was near Dunlap; Col. Joseph Wheeler's Cavalry Brigade was moving against Maj. Gen. A McD. McCook's Federal Division at Altamont. Advance elements of Maj. Gen Leonidas Polk's Right Wing were hereabouts; Maj. Gen. William J. Hardee's Left Wing had cleared Chattanooga.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2B 24.)
 
Location. 35° 37.014′ N, 85° 11.19′ W. Marker is in Pikeville, Tennessee, in Bledsoe County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pikeville TN 37367, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rhea County / Bledsoe County (approx. 5½ miles away); Sequatchie College (approx. 9.2 miles away); Gilbert Gaul, Civil War Painter (approx. 11.1 miles away); William Jennings Bryan (approx. 12.9 miles away); The Scopes Trial (approx. 12.9 miles away); Rhea County Veteran's Memorial (approx. 12.9 miles away); Rhea County Courthouse (approx. 12.9 miles away); Old Cornerstone / Smith's Crossroads (approx. 13 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pikeville.
 
Also see . . .  General Braxton Bragg
Bragg Invades Kentucky - Back image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, November 8, 2007
2. Bragg Invades Kentucky - Back
. Short biography. (Submitted on December 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Civil
 
Bragg Invades Kentucky image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, November 8, 2007
3. Bragg Invades Kentucky
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,572 times since then and 74 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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