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Colonel Silas Adams

 
 
Colonel Silas Adams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
1. Colonel Silas Adams Marker
Inscription.  A spirited USA Civil War leader. Enlisted July 11, 1861. Aided Col. Frank Wolford with recruiting of lst Ky. Cav. Distinctive service many campaigns. Succeeded Wolford in command, Mar., 1864. Mustered out, Dec. 31, 1864. Born, 1839, Pulaski Co. Elected Casey County Attorney two terms; Legislature, three terms; Congress, two terms. Buried, 1896, Brown Cem., Mt. Olive.
 
Erected 1965 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 888.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 11, 1930.
 
Location. 37° 19.08′ N, 84° 56.423′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Kentucky, in Casey County. Marker is at the intersection of Campbellsville Street (Kentucky Route 70) and Courthouse Square, on the right when traveling east on Campbellsville Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 Courthouse Square, Liberty KY 42539, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker,
Colonel Silas Adams image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
2. Colonel Silas Adams
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measured as the crow flies. First Kentucky Cavalry (here, next to this marker); Casey County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Casey County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fry (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crash of the B-58 "Hustler" (approx. 12.9 miles away); McKinney's Fort (approx. 13.4 miles away); PFC William B. Baugh, USMC / Medal of Honor Winner (approx. 13˝ miles away); Forage Depot-Civil War (approx. 14.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Silas Adams. (Submitted on May 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Casey County Courthouse (Marker under trees on right) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2015
3. Casey County Courthouse (Marker under trees on right)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Jun. 16, 2021