Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Gladden Home Site
Erected 1987 by The University of S.C. Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 40-99.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 33° 59.59′ N, 81° 1.48′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Wheat Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located between Marion Street and Pickens Street. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Booker T. Washington High School (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blossom Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mexican Border and World War Memorial Site of Parade Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Youth Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Statue of Liberty Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maxcy Gregg Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rutledge College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
Regarding Gladden Home Site. After moving to Columbia, Gladden was working as a cotton broker and later by President Taylor appointed postmaster. During the Mexican-American War He served as Major and Lieutenant Colonel in Palimetto Regiment. In the Battle of Belen Gate, he was wounded.
After the war, Gladden moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1861 he took command of the 1st South Carolina Regiment as a lieutenant colonel, and shortly thereafter he was transferred to the 1st Louisiana Regulars and promoted to Colonel. After the Battle of Pensacola , Gladden rose to the rank of brigadier general on 30 October 1861. In the Battle of Shiloh 6 April 1862 , a Shrapnel wound , his arm was amputated in the Field hospital and died six days later. His grave is in Magnolia Cemetery , Mobile, Alabama.
Also see . . . History Central; Confederate Generals. General Adley Hogan Gladden, C.S.A. (Submitted on May 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil •
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