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

On Civil War Routes

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. On Civil War Routes Marker
Inscription. CSA Gen. John H. Morgan's cavalry moved thru Springfield on raids July 12 and December 30, 1862. On third raid, into Ohio, after battle of Lebanon, July 5 1863, Union prisoners brought here but paroled to speed CSA movement. Confederate invasion force of 16,000 here before meeting Union Army in battle of Perryville, Oct. 8, 1862. See map other side.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 689.)
 
Location. 37° 41.074′ N, 85° 13.204′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Kentucky, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Kentucky Route 152) and Walnut Street (Kentucky Route 1584), on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221 E Main Street, Springfield KY 40069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan in Springfield (here, next to this marker); Washington County (within shouting distance of this marker); John Pope, 1770-1845 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Felix Grundy (1777 - 1840) (about 400
On Civil War Routes Marker (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. On Civil War Routes Marker (Reverse)
feet away); House of History (about 500 feet away); Busy Day In Springfield (about 600 feet away); Jesse Head Homesite (about 600 feet away); Ben Hardin, 1784-1852. ← Grave (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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