“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lee County, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Lee County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lee County, KY (6) Breathitt County, KY (10) Estill County, KY (13) Jackson County, KY (2) Owsley County, KY (6) Powell County, KY (9) Wolfe County, KY (10)  LeeCounty(6) Lee County (6)  BreathittCounty(10) Breathitt County (10)  EstillCounty(13) Estill County (13)  JacksonCounty(2) Jackson County (2)  OwsleyCounty(6) Owsley County (6)  PowellCounty(9) Powell County (9)  WolfeCounty(10) Wolfe County (10)
Beattyville is the county seat for Lee County
Adjacent to Lee County, Kentucky
      Breathitt County (10)  
      Estill County (13)  
      Jackson County (2)  
      Owsley County (6)  
      Powell County (9)  
      Wolfe County (10)  
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1 Kentucky, Lee County, Beattyville — 638 — A Masterful Retreat Reported damaged
Gen. George W. Morgan's 9,000 USA force occupied Cumberland Gap June 18 to Sept. 17, 1862. Cut off from supplies, Morgan began 200-mile retreat. Searching for supplies the command came this way. CSA had burned flour mill night before. Retreat from . . . Map (db m159521) HM
2 Kentucky, Lee County, Beattyville — 2624 — Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment
Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment was formed in 1861 at Congleton Springs in Owsley County, which is now part of Lee County. Owsley County led all Kentucky counties in the percentage of men enrolled in the Union Army and many from the county . . . Map (db m172627) HM
3 Kentucky, Lee County, Beattyville — 792 — County Named, 1870
For Gen. Robert E. Lee, 1807-70. “…he was fearless among men. As a soldier, he had no superior and few equal.” West Point graduate, 1829. Declined command U.S. Army and resigned, 1861. Named military adviser to CSA Pres. Davis, 1861. . . . Map (db m49245) HM
4 Kentucky, Lee County, Beattyville — 1805 — Kentucky River Forms Here
North and Middle Forks unite below St. Helens, then join South Fork at Beattyville to form Kentucky River, which flows 255 miles to the Ohio. Kentucky River played primary role in early commerce of Lee Co. Steamboats came to Beattyville, near head . . . Map (db m159523) HM
5 Kentucky, Lee County, Beattyville — Lee County Veterans Wall
[Names not listed]Map (db m163904) WM
6 Kentucky, Lee County, Beattyville — Lee County War Memorial
Dedicated to those from Lee County who gave their lives in the cause of freedom Civil War Henry Clay Bowman • Jeptha Brandenburgh • Samuel Brandenburgh • William H Brandenburgh • James Carter • William B Chapman • Chaples E Davis • . . . Map (db m163442) WM
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Feb. 21, 2024