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

A Civil War Action

 
 
A Civil War Action Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. A Civil War Action Marker
Inscription. Brig. Gen. A. R. Johnson and 30 CSA raiders took city, capturing 50 guns, hospital supplies, and commissary stores July 17, 1862, then raided Newburg, Ind. and returned to Henderson. Threat of Morgan's Raiders prevented USA Hdqrs. at Louisville from sending relief. July 22 troops arrived here from Evansville, Ind., but CSA troops had abandoned area.
 
Erected 1962 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 527.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 50.343′ N, 87° 35.555′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 North Main Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Desert Storm Memorial
Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson image. Click for full size.
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2. Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson
(within shouting distance of this marker); They Served with Honor for Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Henderson County Vietnam Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Workers Memorial (about 400 feet away); County Formed, Named (about 400 feet away); Audubon Saw and Grist Mill (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
 
Also see . . .  Civil War in Henderson. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
A view of marker and Henderson County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
3. A view of marker and Henderson County Courthouse.
Area photo looking north on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
4. Area photo looking north on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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