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Battlefield with a sign in the mid-ground.
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Middle Creek

The story of Middlecreek battlefield begins January 10, 1862, when an unknown colonel, James A. Garfield (who would later be President of the United States), leads the Union soldiers against the experience of Brig. Gen. Humphrey Marshall and his Confederate soldiers, in what would become the largest and most significant Civil War battle in Eastern Kentucky.

Middle Creek: What's Nearby

Prestonsburg, KY
The Samuel May House Living History Museum
Prestonsburg, KY

Related Battles

Floyd County, KY | January 10, 1862
Estimated Casualties
92

27

65