Cave City in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
General Joseph H. Lewis
Joseph H. Lewis was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, on October 24, 1824, and was educated at Centre College in Danville. He studied law and was admitted to
The Lewis monument in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery
A monument for Joseph Lewis and for his son, Jack, who also served in the Orphan Brigade, is located near the Lewis monument. Jack is buried near his father.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is October 24, 1824.
Location. 37° 8.33′ N, 85° 57.563′ W. Marker is in Cave City, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Broadway Street (State Highway 70) and N. 1st Street, on the right when traveling west on W. Broadway Street. Marker is located at the southwest end of Roy Dickey Reynolds Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cave City KY 42127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Cave City Raid (here, next to this marker); Gen. Joseph H. LewisCave City Raid (here, next to this marker); Lt. Charles Moran - USAF (approx. 4 miles away); Unknown Confederate Soldier Monument (approx. 4.2 miles away); Sand Cave (approx. 4.7 miles away); Kentucky Caverns (approx. 4.8 miles away); First Farmers Rural Electric Co-Op Substation (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cave City.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This is another Civil War Discovery Trail interpretive sign on General Joseph H. Lewis, located at Glasgow, Kentucky.
1. Marker Sponsors
The following is written in the lower right corner of the marker: This wayside was erected through the generosity of John Lewis English, Louisville, Kentucky, George Lewis Gildred, San Diego, California, and Philip Louis Gildred, Jr., San Diego, California, descendents of General Joseph H. Lewis.
— Submitted August 11, 2016.
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