Skirmish at Florence

US 25 & US 127, Florence, KY

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Description 

"Union troops had built forts around Covington to repel expected attack from CSA troops under General Heth. Detachment of 101 CSA troops camped at Snow's Pond, attacked here by scouting party of 53 USA cavalrymen Sept. 17, 1862. In the skirmish 1 Union, 5 Confederates killed and 1 Union, 7 Confederates were wounded. Larkin Vaughn, a civilian, killed by a stray shot."

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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