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

Battle at Lebanon

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Battle at Lebanon Marker
Inscription. Morgan's 2,400 Raiders, on way to Ohio, met by Col. C.S. Hanson's 380 Union men here, July 5, 1863. During battle Hanson barricaded in railroad depot. Raiders fired buildings but rain prevented wide destruction. After seven hours battle, Union troops, almost encircled, gave up. Forced at double-quick to Springfield, then paroled. Raiders crossed Ohio River at Brandenburg.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 600.)
 
Location. 37° 34.128′ N, 85° 15.406′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of North Depot Street and Martin Luther King Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North Depot Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 N Depot St, Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The L&N Depot (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Lebanon (here, next to this marker); Union Commissary Building (a few steps from this marker); The Commissary Building (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church
Battle at Lebanon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Battle at Lebanon Marker
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Kobert Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knott of Lebanon (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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