Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial

 
 
Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (North face) image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 23, 2015
1. Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (North face)
Inscription.
(North face)
Erected by
Woman's Relief Corps
No. 8
G.A.R.
July 1924


Monument Commission
E.T. Strauss, President
N.C. Coleman, Secretary
L.C. Redding
Mary L. Brooks
Clara C. McWilliams
Susan Butcher
M.B. McCary
Sallie Handy
Kate Richardson

In Memory of
The Colored Soldiers
Franklin County, Kentucky
Who fought in the Civil War
1861 - 1865


Inscribed Names

(West face)
Levi Berry Flem Burns Robert Parrent Washington Parrent Add Parrent Wesley Twyman Lloyd Twyman Merritt Madison Conway Madison John Greenup Nelson Greenup Flem Martin William Petty William Wash Nelson Hayes Byron Good Louis Minter Peter Minter Edward Page Charles Johnson Anderson Smith James Richardson William Streets Edward Harris Henry Rhodes George Blades William Madison Alex Shelby Ford Buckner Milton Coleman Frank Johnson George Groves Gus Williams William Johnson Harry Johnson Edward Craig John Howard Harry Dotson George Washington Henry Stewart James Stewart William Mosby Spencer Mosby Albert Handy Frank Thompson Silas Pitman Edward Chiles Leander Pickens Edward Campbell

(South face)
Morrison Butcher Elias Spaulding
Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (West face) image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 23, 2015
2. Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (West face)
Benjamin Caldwell Benjamin Fields Walter Lewis Jerry Washington Andrew Anderson Benjamin Johnson Newman Manuel John Burns Robert Sleets Fred Blanton Ephraim Scott Robert Dane Jerry Chiles John Rollins Henry Taylor Green Taylor Harrison Caldwell Henry Brown Moses Carter Gabe Wright Stephen Young Henry Combs William Bush Bartlett Butler Isaac Boots George Penn Austin Harris William Meade George Vance Henry Buckner Isaac Miles David Griffin Brack Beverly Dangerfield Graves Warren Green William Green Collins Miller George Dyer Porter King Harry Johnson Nathan Jennings James Black Alex Garrett James Payne Frank Patterson William Loomis James Butler

(East face)
Taylor Willis Edward Pleasant William Minor George Ellis John Dunlap George Johnson Louis Walker Walker Wade Senior Guy Owens Alex Phelps Louis Smith Richard Jones Theopolis Jones Andrew Castleman Boone Brown Louis Letcher Albert Thompson John Allen Bailey Harris Dangerfield Loomis Joseph Jackson Louis Lyons Humphrey Taylor John Carter James Harvey George Belt Reuben Patterson Abe Patterson Walker Lowery George White Eli White George Mukes Levi Majors Tom Loomis Dan Morton Levi Richardson Henry Starks Reverend Neuton Bush Tom White Jessie Reed
Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (South face) image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 23, 2015
3. Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (South face)
Alexander Rennick Henry Clay Howard Anderson Louis Page
 
Erected 1924 by the Woman's Relief Corps No. 8 G.A.R.
 
Location. 38° 12.311′ N, 84° 50.258′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on Green Hill Cemetery Road 0.1 miles east of Atwood Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Green Hill Cemetery Road, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kentucky's United States Colored Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); Kentucky State University (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frankfort (approx. 1.6 miles away); Daniel Boone - Pioneer / Grave of Daniel Boone (approx. 1.6 miles away); Frankfort State Hospital And School Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lexington & Ohio R.R. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Daniel Boone's Grave (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Also see . . .  Green Hill Cemetery. (Submitted on June 26, 2015.)
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (East face) image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 23, 2015
4. Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (East face)
Close Up of Inscription on North Face Base image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 23, 2015
5. Close Up of Inscription on North Face Base
Memorial Day 1992 Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Dave Knoch, June 23, 2015
6. Memorial Day 1992 Dedication Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dave Knoch of Scott County, Kentucky. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement