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Near Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rowlett's Station

 
 
Rowlett's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
1. Rowlett's Station Marker
Inscription. In fall of 1861, Federals planned move into Tenn, by the Cumberland River and, under General D.C. Buell, by land through here. CSA wrecked important bridge over Green River Dec. 10, to block USA move. Union force under Col. A. Willich sent to repair, defend bridge. CSA led by Gen. T.C. Hindman came here to wreck tracks, Dec. 17, 1861. After sharp battle CSA withdrew south.
 
Erected 2007 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 656.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 14.814′ N, 85° 53.435′ W. Marker is near Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker can be reached from S. Dixie Highway (U.S. 31W) 0.3 miles north of Kentucky Highway 335, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located near the entrance to the Woodsonville Memorial Gardens cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Texas Rangers (approx. mile away); Texas Memorial (approx. mile away); Battle of Rowletts Station (approx. 0.3 miles
Rowlett's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
2. Rowlett's Station Marker
away); a different marker also named Battle of Rowletts Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Munfordville (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Munfordville: Day 1 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Munfordville: Siege (approx. 0.7 miles away); Anthony Woodson Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Rowlett's Station - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 4, 2015.)
2. Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve. Official website of the nearby preserve which includes lands of the Battle of Rowlett's Station. (Submitted on September 5, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View to South from S. Dixie Highway (US 31W) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
3. View to South from S. Dixie Highway (US 31W)
Marker is on left (east) side of highway
View to Northeast from S. Dixie Highway (US 31W) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
4. View to Northeast from S. Dixie Highway (US 31W)
Marker is near entrance to Woodsonville Memorial Gardens cemetery
View to Southeast across S. Dixie Highway (US 31W) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 9, 2015
5. View to Southeast across S. Dixie Highway (US 31W)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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