Near Cornettsville in Perry County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Leatherwood
Oct. 19, 1862
Location. 37° 7.244′ N, 83° 5.291′ W. Marker is near Cornettsville, Kentucky, in Perry County. Marker is on State Highway 699 0.3 miles south of State Highway 3348, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 526 Highway 699, Cornettsville KY 41731, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uncle Ira (approx. 6.6 miles away); Pioneer Ancestor (approx. 8.3 miles away); Carr Creek Center (approx. 10 miles away); Founder of Hazard (approx. 10.6 miles away); Perry County, 1821 (approx. 10.7 miles away); Cordia School (approx. 10.8 miles away); Mountain Missionary (approx. 11 miles away); Joseph Alexander Matthews (approx. 13.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Battle of Leatherwood. Website about the battle site and the annual re-enactments. (Submitted on August 21, 2016.)
There is an accompanying sign with key dates in the history of Brashearville. These dates include:
1829 - 2nd Post Office in Perry Co.
1835 to 1892 - Brashear Saltworks
1862 - Civil War Battle of Leatherwood
— Submitted August 21, 2016.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.