Captured and Burned
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 37° 33.192 W 085° 52.152
16S E 599882 N 4156844
Quick Description: A marker along US 31W several miles south of Elizabethtown.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/11/2015 8:51:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGEF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
On second Kentucky raid CSA Gen. J.H. Morgan's cavalry came from Glasgow to Hammonville, Dec. 25, 1862. Next day sent unit to Bacon Creek and other to Nolin to take stockades and burn trestles, both places. At Nolin, two miles west, 76 Union men taken prisoners and paroled. Stockades and trestles burned both places. Railroad out of use for critical time. See map.
Marker Name: Captured and Burned

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker Number (for official markers): 748

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways


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