Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour / Barren County CSA Medalists
Confederate Congressional Medal of Honour
The President (CSA), in 1862, was authorized to confer a Medal of Honour upon one enlisted man of each company for “every signal victory.” At first dress-parade, thereafter, the men engaged in the battle chose, by vote, the soldier most worthy to receive this honour. More from Barren than any other Ky. county received medal. Over
Barren County CSA Medalists
Dec. 31, 1862 - Jan. 2, 1863
Enoch S. Jones, Corp. Co. D 6th Ky Inf. • James Beverly Lewis 1st Sgt., Co. C, 6th Ky. Inf.
Thomas W. Payne, Pvt., Co. E 6th Ky. Inf. • George Walter Rogers, Corp., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf
Sept. 19-20, 1863
Ephraim R. Smith, Corp., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf. • Bayard Taylor Smith, 2nd Lt., Co. A, 4th Ky. Inf.
Marcellus Smith Mathews, Pvt., Co. D, 6th Ky. Inf.
Erected 1968 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1133.)
Topics and series. This War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 36° 59.744′ N, 85° 54.782′ W. Marker is in Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren County. Marker is on Race Street (West Public Square) (Business U.S. 68) north of Washington Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glasgow KY 42141, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christmas Mishap (here, next to this marker); Morgan in Glasgow (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters Troop, 123rd Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Barren County Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Nettie B.C. Depp (a few steps from this marker); Willa Brown Chappell (within shouting distance of this marker); 623rd Field Artillery Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Barren County's Medal of Honor Winners (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glasgow.
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