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Near Campbellsville in Taylor County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Green River Bridge

 
 
Battle of Green River Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Battle of Green River Bridge Marker
Inscription. Here on July 4, 1863, Confederates of Morgan's Brigade under Col. A.R. Johnson attacked entrenched position of Federal forces under Col. O.H. Moore. They were repulsed eight times.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 89.)
 
Location. 37° 14.279′ N, 85° 21.235′ W. Marker is near Campbellsville, Kentucky, in Taylor County. Marker is on Tebbs Bend Road half a mile west of Harley Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Campbellsville KY 42718, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "No Day to Surrender" (a few steps from this marker); Morgan's Demand for Surrender (approx. mile away); Confederate Artillery Position (approx. 0.7 miles away); Independence Day - 1863 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Michigan at Tebbs Bend
Battle of Green River Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Battle of Green River Bridge Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); "Nobly Did They Die" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Federal Stockade (approx. 0.7 miles away); Green River Bridge / Green River Bridge Skirmish Site (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campbellsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Tebbs' Bend (or Tebbs Bend or Green River). (Submitted on October 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Tebbs Bend-Green River Bridge Battlefield Association. (Submitted on October 31, 2016.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Colonel Adam Rankin Johnson (Stovepipe Johnson) image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
3. Colonel Adam Rankin Johnson (Stovepipe Johnson)
Soldiers of the 25th Michigan Infantry repulse John Hunt Morgan's cavalry. image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain, 1894
4. Soldiers of the 25th Michigan Infantry repulse John Hunt Morgan's cavalry.
From page 131 of the 1895 British book Illustrated Battles of the Nineteenth Century, volume 2.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on October 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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