Sherman Here

KY 434 at railroad crossing, Lebanon Junction, KY

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"USA General William T. Sherman with 4,000 troops made headquarters here, late September, 1861. Object to secure Muldraugh's Hill against anticipated onrush of Confederates toward Louisville and to rally Kentuckians to Union cause. CSA Gen. Simon B. Buckner took Bowling Green, establishing Confederate line across Ky., but failed to push north. No major action occurred."

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  • April 23, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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