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Near Beattyville in Lee County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment

 
 
Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2021
1. Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment Marker
Inscription.  Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment was formed in 1861 at Congleton Springs in Owsley County, which is now part of Lee County. Owsley County led all Kentucky counties in the percentage of men enrolled in the Union Army and many from the county enlisted in Company A. The regiment was organized by Elisha B. Tredway, who was chosen company captain.
 
Erected 2020 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2624.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 31.557′ N, 83° 43.972′ W. Marker is near Beattyville, Kentucky, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 11 and Silo Road, on the left when traveling south on State Route 11. marker is in front of the Elisha B. Treadway homesite. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3700 Hwy 11 South, Beattyville KY 41311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Earle B. Combs (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kentucky River Forms Here (approx. 3.4 miles away); A Masterful Retreat
Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2021
2. Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment Marker
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(approx. 3˝ miles away); County Named, 1870 (approx. 3˝ miles away); Lee County War Memorial (approx. 3˝ miles away); Lee County Veterans Wall (approx. 3.6 miles away); Boone’s Station (approx. 4.7 miles away); Owsley County Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beattyville.
 
Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2021
3. Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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