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Liberty in Casey County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Colonel Silas Adams

 
 
Colonel Silas Adams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Colonel Silas Adams Marker
Inscription. A spirited USA Civil War leader. Enlisted July 11, 1861. Aided Col. Frank Wolford with recruiting of lst Ky. Cav. Distinctive service many campaigns. Succeeded Wolford in command, Mar., 1864. Mustered out, Dec. 31, 1864. Born, 1839, Pulaski Co. Elected Casey County Attorney two terms; Legislature, three terms; Congress, two terms. Buried, 1896, Brown Cem., Mt. Olive.
 
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 888.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 19.08′ N, 84° 56.423′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Kentucky, in Casey County. Marker is at the intersection of Campbellsville Street (Kentucky Route 70) and Courthouse Square, on the right when traveling east on Campbellsville Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 Courthouse Square, Liberty KY 42539, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Kentucky Cavalry (here, next to this marker); Casey County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Casey County Courthouse (within
Colonel Silas Adams image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Colonel Silas Adams
shouting distance of this marker); John Fry (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crash of the B-58 "Hustler" (approx. 12.9 miles away); McKinney's Fort (approx. 13.4 miles away); PFC William B. Baugh, USMC / Medal of Honor Winner (approx. 13.5 miles away); Forage Depot-Civil War (approx. 14.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Liberty.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Silas Adams. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Casey County Courthouse (Marker under trees on right) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. Casey County Courthouse (Marker under trees on right)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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