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Augusta in Bracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Augusta In Civil War

 
 
Augusta In Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 18, 2015
1. Augusta In Civil War Marker
Inscription. By Sept. 1862 6,000 Union troops had gone from this district. Only 100 Home Guards left, under Col. Bradford. On Sept. 27, Col. Duke with 350 Morgan Raiders attacked. Guards secreted in houses fought until Raiders penetrated area, burned and cannonaded houses. CSA losses of men and ammunition forced return to Falmouth and abandonment of raid into Ohio.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 501.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 46.219′ N, 84° 0.461′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Kentucky, in Bracken County. Marker is at the intersection of Heather Renee French Boulevard (Kentucky Route 8) and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Heather Renee French Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta KY 41002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Philip Buckner (1747-1820) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta Confederate Monument (approx. mile away); Augusta College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Augusta World War Memorial
Augusta In Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, July 18, 2015
2. Augusta In Civil War Marker
Seen from Main Street when approaching Heather Renee French Boulevard
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Utopia (approx. 2.7 miles away in Ohio); Felicity Underground Railroad (approx. 6.8 miles away in Ohio); Felicity Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away in Ohio); Honor Roll 1918 (approx. 6.8 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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