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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gladden Home Site

 
 
Gladden Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Gladden Home Site Marker
Inscription.  States-rights advocate Adley Hogan Gladden, who lived here before the Civil War, served Columbia as postmaster 1841-45 and was later bursar of S. C. College, captain of the Governor's Guard, and intendant of Columbia 1851-52. In 1847 he assumed command of the Palmetto Regiment during the Mexican War and later rose to the rank of brigadier general during the Civil War. Gladden was killed in Tennessee at the Battle of Shiloh, 1862.
 
Erected 1987 by The University of S.C. Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 40-99.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 33° 59.59′ N, 81° 1.48′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Wheat Street, on the right when traveling east. Located between Marion Street and
Gladden Home Site Marker, looking west image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 27, 2010
2. Gladden Home Site Marker, looking west
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Pickens Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Booker T. Washington School/Booker T. Washington High (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Booker T. Washington High School (about 500 feet away); Richard Theodore Greener (1844-1922) (approx. Ό mile away); Blossom Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mexican Border and World War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beth Shalom Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Parade Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Youth Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Regarding Gladden Home Site. After moving to Columbia, Gladden was working as a cotton broker and later by President Taylor appointed postmaster. During the Mexican-American War He served as Major and Lieutenant Colonel in Palimetto Regiment. In the Battle of Belen Gate, he was wounded.
After the war, Gladden moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1861 he took command of the 1st South Carolina Regiment as a lieutenant colonel, and shortly thereafter he was transferred to the 1st Louisiana Regulars and promoted to Colonel. After the Battle of Pensacola , Gladden rose to the rank of brigadier general on 30 October 1861. In the Battle of Shiloh 6 April 1862 , a Shrapnel wound , his
Gladden Home Site Marker, looking east image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 27, 2010
3. Gladden Home Site Marker, looking east
Children Center seen in background, at present day site
arm was amputated in the Field hospital and died six days later. His grave is in Magnolia Cemetery , Mobile, Alabama.
(Wikipedia)
 
Also see . . .  History Central; Confederate Generals. General Adley Hogan Gladden, C.S.A. (Submitted on May 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
General Adley Hogan Gladden image. Click for full size.
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4. General Adley Hogan Gladden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,063 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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Aug. 18, 2022