This historical marker describes when USA General William T. Sherman with 4,000 troops made headquarters here during the Civil War. It is located in Lebanon Junction. The marker is shown below, and beneath it is a transcription of its contents.
Description: 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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