Battle of Munfordville -- Munfordville KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 37° 15.207 W 085° 53.275
16S E 598621 N 4123568
Quick Description: This KY Historical Marker preserves the memory of a local Civil War battle along the US 31W, the western branch of the Dixie Highway
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 2/16/2022 2:41:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM15RJY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
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Long Description:
This marker is located along the wide of the US 31W south of the smal town of Munfordville.

The marker reads as follows:

"Union forces commanded by Col. Wilder surrendered to Mississippi regiments of Gen. Bragg's army on September 17 1862, following battle on the 14th. 50 killed and 307 wounded, Bragg evacuated Munfordville on 20th before Gen. Buell's forces arrived. Confederates destroyed railroad bridge. Site of Fort Craig and monument to Col. R.A. Smith 1500 ft. west.

Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways"
Americana: Roadside Attraction

Significant Interest: Monument

Milestone or Marker: Other

Web Site Address: [Web Link]

Physical Address:
US Hwy 31W
South of Munfordville
Munfordville, KY


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