Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Kirby Smith Invades Kentucky

Marker ID: THC 1D 16
Location: U.S. 25W, Campbell County, on southern outskirts of Jellico, TN
County: Campbell
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


With Stevenson's Division holding Morgan's Federals safe in Cumberland Gap, Maj. Gen. Kirby Smith with Cleburne's and Churchill's Divisions, passed through Roger's Gap. Going via Barbourville over difficult mountain roads, they arrived before Richmond whe