Bullitt County History

Bullitt County Post Offices in 1871

There were six post offices in Bullitt County in 1871. Below is a list of them, together with the names of the postmasters, and their compensation as reported in the Register of Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States on the Thirtieth of September, 1871, pages 593-603.

Location Postmaster Compensation
Bardstown Junction Jesse K. Bales $24.00
Belmont W. B. Cundiff $109.00
Cane Spring Depot J. M. Samuels $31.00
Lebanon Junction M. J. Cockerell $98.00
Shepherdsville E. H. McCormick $210.00
Pitts Point B. A. Carrico $54.00

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