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Tebbs Bend - Green River Bridge Battlefield

2218 Tebbs Bend Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718, USA

Tebb's Bend Battlefield, a National Register site, is a 3-mile long loop road (Old Cambellsville-Columbia Turnpike) that contains 12 stops, 10 of which have wayside interpretive exhibits.  It was here that in July 1863, an outnumbered Union force defeated that of  Confederate Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan. The loop includes a 25th Michigan campsite, Federal hospital site, iron bridge over Green River, Federal stockade site, main battle site, artillery site and Confederate Monument and Cemetery. Also included is the Atkinson-Griffin Log House-Confederate Hospital Museum inside of which is a diorama of the battle, Union and Confederate uniforms, Morgan's Men photographic exhibit, photos of the 25th Michigan and a display of local Civil War history.

 

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Directions

From Columbia, take Ky Hwy 55 north 11.4 mi. Turn left at Tebbs Bend sign. Directions to Green River Lake Park & Atkinson-Griffin House-Confederate Hospital: From Campbellsville Stoplight #2 on US 68/55/Broadway, take Ky Hwy 55 South 8.3 miles. After crossing Green River Bridge, take 1st left turn. Follow signs to Visitors Center. Warning: Do not turn left on Hwy 1061 at a sign for Green River Reservoir State Park.

Visitor Services

Rest rooms, picnic tables on trail at Green River Lake Park where Confederate Hospital is located

Regular Events

Tebbs Bend Flea Market - 2nd Saturday of September; Living History - varies according to school schedules

Available Interpretation

12 stop tour

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Free

Hours

Driving Trail is 24/7; Atkinson-Griffin House- Confederate Hospital is on the property of Green River Lake Park and is open from 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday - Friday.

Phone

270-789-3025

Website

http://www.tebbsbend.com/history/green-river-bridge.html »

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