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Historical Markers and War Memorials in West Liberty

 
Clickable Map of Morgan County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Morgan County, KY (4) Elliott County, KY (4) Johnson County, KY (6) Lawrence County, KY (7) Magoffin County, KY (6) Menifee County, KY (3) Rowan County, KY (20) Wolfe County, KY (10)  MorganCounty(4) Morgan County (4)  ElliottCounty(4) Elliott County (4)  JohnsonCounty(6) Johnson County (6)  LawrenceCounty(7) Lawrence County (7)  MagoffinCounty(6) Magoffin County (6)  MenifeeCounty(3) Menifee County (3)  RowanCounty(20) Rowan County (20)  WolfeCounty(10) Wolfe County (10)
West Liberty, Kentucky and Vicinity
    Morgan County (4)
    Elliott County (4)
    Johnson County (6)
    Lawrence County (7)
    Magoffin County (6)
    Menifee County (3)
    Rowan County (20)
    Wolfe County (10)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 815 — County Named, 1822
For Daniel Morgan, 1736-1802. Born N.J. Moved to Va. Pontiac's War and Dunmore's expedition to Pa., 1774. Attack on Quebec, 1775. Colonel in command of Va. corps of 500 sharpshooters at Saratoga, Oct. 1777. A master of military art. As Brig. Gen. . . . — Map (db m136867) HM
2Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 648 — CSA Gens. Morgan USAConfederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky
General George W. Morgan's 9,000 USA force, cut off from supplies at Cumberland Gap, retreated 200 mi. in 16 days to Greenup on Ohio River. Camped here Sept. 24-25, 1862. Gen. John H. Morgan's CSA men, on tragic last raid into Kentucky, after two . . . — Map (db m136969) HM
3Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 1991 — Founding of Morgan County / The Old Mill
Founding of Morgan County Edmund Wells (1777-1846) settled here (then Floyd Co.) about 1814, operating a mill, ferry, and tavern. First meeting of Morgan County Court held at his home March 10, 1823, as directed by Ky. legislature. He . . . — Map (db m136972) HM
4Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 512 — West Liberty~Civil War
The first important engagement in eastern Kentucky occurred here on Oct. 23, 1861. USA forces led by Brig. Gen. Wm. Nelson surprised enemy under Capt. Andrew J. May. Civilian secessionists were captured and jailed Unionists released. Confederate . . . — Map (db m136703) HM
 
 
  
 
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