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

Raiders Entered Here

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Raiders Entered Here Marker
Inscription. CSA Morgan's Raiders entered Kentucky here July 2, 1863. Union forces skirmished at Burkesville that day, followed by battles at Tebb's Bend July 4 and Lebanon on the 5th. At Brandenburg crossed Ohio River July 8 into Indiana. In northeastern Ohio, ammunition used up, they surrendered July 26. Imprisoned at Columbus, O., Morgan escaped Nov. 24, returned south.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 601.)
 
Location. 36° 47.409′ N, 85° 22.243′ W. Marker is in Burkesville, Kentucky, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Kentucky Route 61) and Hill Street, on the left when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker located on Courthouse Square. Marker is in this post office area: Burkesville KY 42717, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln's Father Here (a few steps from this marker); Smith Pharmacy (a few steps from this marker); Cumberland County (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan On To Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker);
Raiders Entered Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Raiders Entered Here Marker
Burkesville Ferry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Skirmish at Norris Branch (approx. 2.7 miles away); Confederate Crossings at Neeley's Ferry (approx. 3 miles away); Civil War Camp at Marrowbone (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burkesville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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