1862 in Lawrenceburg

East Woodford Street, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

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Description 

"CSA General J. H. Morgan's cavalry, on first Kentucky raid, here July 14, 1862; as threat to Frankfort. Went instead to Georgetown, took Cynthiana and Paris, returned to Tennessee. Raid covered 1000 miles, 17 towns taken, US stores destroyed. October 8, 1862, during Perryville battle, CSA Gen. E. Kirby Smith's men defeated US under Gen. J. W. Sill west of here. Map other side."

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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