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Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour / Barren County CSA Medalists

 
 
Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 23, 2012
1. Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour
Inscription.
(side 1)
Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour

The President (CSA), in 1862, was authorized to confer a Medal of Honour upon one enlisted man of each company for “every signal victory.” At first dress-parade, thereafter, the men engaged in the battle chose, by vote, the soldier most worthy to receive this honour. More from Barren than any other Ky. county received medal. Over

(side 2)
Barren County CSA Medalists

Stone's River
Dec. 31, 1862 - Jan. 2, 1863
Enoch S. Jones, Corp. Co. D 6th Ky Inf. James Beverly Lewis 1st Sgt., Co. C, 6th Ky. Inf.
Thomas W. Payne, Pvt., Co. E 6th Ky. Inf. George Walter Rogers, Corp., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf

Chickamauga
Sept. 19-20, 1863
Ephraim R. Smith, Corp., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf. Bayard Taylor Smith, 2nd Lt., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf.
Marcellus Smith Mathews, Pvt., Co. D, 6th Ky. Inf.

 
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1133.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 59.744′ N, 85° 54.782′ 
Barren County CSA Medalists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 23, 2012
2. Barren County CSA Medalists Marker
W. Marker is in Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker is on Race Street (West Public Square) (Business U.S. 68) north of Washington Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glasgow KY 42141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christmas Mishap (here, next to this marker); Morgan in Glasgow (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters Troop, 123rd Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Barren County Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Nettie B.C. Depp (a few steps from this marker); Willa Brown Chappell (within shouting distance of this marker); 623rd Field Artillery Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Barren County's Medal of Honor Winners (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Glasgow.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour / Barren County CSA Medalists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 23, 2012
3. Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour / Barren County CSA Medalists Marker
Marker is closest to camera behind the light pole
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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