Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Kirby Smith Invades Kentucky

Marker ID: THC 1D 17
Location: U.S. 25W, Campbell County, seven miles southeast of Jellico, TN
County: Campbell
Waymark: None


Heth's Division, with the army's artillery and subsistence trains, passed into Kentucky through Walker's and Big Creek Gaps, while other combat elements of the Army of East Tennessee moved through Roger's Gap. The two columns reunited at Barbourville, mov