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Archaeological and Geophysical Investigations of the Tebbs Bend Battlefield, Taylor County, Kentucky

Author(s): W. Stephen McBride ; Philip B. Mink ; Edward R. Henry

Year: 2015

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Summary

In 2011 McBride Preservation Services and the Kentucky Archaeological Survey conducted geophysical surveys and archaeological excavations of the Tebbs Bend Civil War Battlefield for the Tebbs Bend-Green River Bridge Battlefield Association and the American Battlefield Protection Program.  This investigation consisted of archival research, military terrain analysis, geophysical surveys, and archaeological survey and testing and resulted in the discovery and exposure of sections of the forward Union rifle pits and the pre-battle Union stockade, as well as the recovery of numerous Civil War era artifacts.


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Archaeological and Geophysical Investigations of the Tebbs Bend Battlefield, Taylor County, Kentucky. W. Stephen McBride, Philip B. Mink, Edward R. Henry. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, Washington. 2015 ( tDAR id: 433768)


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min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

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PaperId(s): 286

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America