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Mount Sterling in Montgomery County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle-June 8, 1864

 
 
Battle-June 8, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
1. Battle-June 8, 1864 Marker
Inscription. Early this day CSA forces under Gen. John H. Morgan on his tragic last raid attacked Union camp here under Capt. Edward Barlow. CSA took 380 prisoners and material. $59,000 taken from Farmers' Bank. Leaving a force here under Col. H. L. Giltner, Morgan moved west with 2nd Brigade. Next morning CSA driven out. Joined by Morgan, took Lexington next day.
 
Erected 1967 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 628.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 2.849′ N, 83° 56.24′ W. Marker is in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Camargo Road (U.S. 460) 0.1 miles south of Windsor Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 930 Camargo Road, Mount Sterling KY 40353, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little Mountain Indian Mound (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Robbery / Bank Sues (approx. 0.7 miles away); Montgomery County. 1797 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Courthouse Burned
Area photo near marker showing bowling alley. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
2. Area photo near marker showing bowling alley.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Mt. Sterling (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle-June 9, 1864 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Estill's Defeat (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Gaitskill Mound (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Sterling.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Mt. Sterling. (Submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of marker looking north on Camargo Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
3. View of marker looking north on Camargo Road.
View south on Camargo Road image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
4. View south on Camargo Road
General John H. Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. General John H. Morgan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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